Molano History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Molano family

The surname Molano was first found in Messina (Sicilian: Missina; Latin: Messana), capital of the Italian province of Messina. Its history begins in 397 B.C. After a checkered history the Saracens took it in 831, and the Normans in 1061. It was host to the crusaders in 1190. Garibaldi landed in 1860 and it was the last city to be made a part of united Italy. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

Early History of the Molano family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Molano research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1455, 1646, 1621, 1678, 1675 and 1749 are included under the topic Early Molano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Molano Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Milani, Milano, Milan, Milanesi, Milanese, Milanzoli and many more.

Early Notables of the Molano family (pre 1700)

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United States Molano migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Molano Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Alonso Molano, who arrived in Venezuela sometime between 1553 and 1554
Molano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pedro Molano, who arrived in New Spain in 1876 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Molano (post 1700) +

  • Enrique Santos Molano (b. 1942), Colombian journalist and novelist
  • Ericson Alexander Molano (b. 1979), Columbian-born, Gospel Christian singer

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook
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