The Morandin surname is a patronymic
or plural form of the personal name
Early Origins of the Morandin family
The surname Morandin was first found in Modena (Etruscan: Mutna; Latin: Mutina; Modenese: Mòdna), a prosperous city at this early time. Records show that Bernardino Morano was a lawyer for the Commune of Modena in 1170.
Early History of the Morandin family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morandin research.Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1338, 1339, 1344, 1540, 1600, 1544, 1597, 1622, 1717 and 1643 are included under the topic Early Morandin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Morandin Spelling Variations
In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations
in the name Morandin include Morana, Morano, Morani, Morandi, Morando, Moranda, Morandini, Morandin and many more.
Early Notables of the Morandin family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was the Morano family of Assisi, who owned a castle which they donated to the region of Umbria in the 12th century; Barnaba Morani, a jurist and nobleman of the 14th century; Giacomo Morano, mayor of Modena in 1338-1339; Ricco Morano, a judge and vicar... Another 75 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Morandin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Morandin family to the New World and Oceana
Discovered in the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Morandin: Giovanni Morandi, age 22, who arrived in America on April 14, 1881 aboard the "Elysia"; Giacomo Morandi, age 21, who arrived in America on April 17, 1884 aboard the ".