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The name Morasco is a patronymic surname, created from the personal name Mauro, which is itself derived from the Latin name Maurus. Patronymic surnames were created from the name of the bearer's father or relative, and gradually during the Middle Ages, these names became fixed hereditary surnames.

Early Origins of the Morasco family


The surname Morasco was first found in Modena (Etruscan: Mutna; Latin: Mutina; Modenese: MÚdna), around the year 1179.

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Early History of the Morasco family

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Early History of the Morasco family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morasco research.
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1050, 1375, 1639, 1636, 1677 and 1735 are included under the topic Early Morasco History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Morasco Spelling Variations

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Morasco 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 Morasco include Moro, Moras, Morasco, Morassi, Morasso, Morassut, Morassutti, Moratelli, Morati, Moratti, Moratto, Morazzi, Morero, Moreschi, Moraschi, Moresi, Moret, Moretti, Moretto, Morin, Morini, Morino, Moriotti, Moriotto, Morozzi, Morisco, Moresco, Morisi, Mori, Morimanno, Moroni, Morucchio, Morucci and many more.

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Early Notables of the Morasco family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Morasco family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family was Giacomo Morattinni who compiled volumes of statutory laws and legislation made from the year 1050 to 1375 in the region of Forli and Siena. Later, in the 17th century, Antonio Morelli was a member...
Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Morasco Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Migration of the Morasco family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Morasco family to the New World and Oceana


Discovered in the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Morasco: George Mori, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1791; Michael Mori who arrived in Philadelphia in 1860; and F. Morino, who came to New Orleans in 1854.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Morasco (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Morasco (post 1700)


  • Samuel A. Morasco, American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates; Elected 1966, 1972, 1974; Defeated, 1984 (31st District) [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Rocco M. Morasco, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1908 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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