The Morona surname is a patronymic
form of the personal name
Early Origins of the Morona family
The surname Morona was first found in Verona, a city in Venetia Italy capital of the province of Verona. This ancient city was the chief town of the Cenomani, a Gaulish tribe and became a Latin town in 89 B.C. It became part of Lombardy
(568,) Frankish, Bartolmeo ruled and died in 1304. It is said to be the home of Romeo and Juliet. The city is rich in churches, museums, galleries, paintings, sculptures, statues and monuments. The cathedral was consecrated in 1187. 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. The family name has traced its way from Verona to Genoa, then to Milan, and thence to Mercia in Spain
and thence Tortosa and Mallorca.
Early History of the Morona family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morona research.Another 104 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1811, 1924, 1471, 1529, 1509, 1580, 1529, 1536, 1520 and 1578 are included under the topic Early Morona History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Morona Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Moron, Moro, Morol, Moriles, Morona, Miron, Moroldi, Moroni, Moronati, Morrone, Morroni and many more.
Early Notables of the Morona family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Francesco Morone (1471-1529), Italian, Renaissance
style painter, active in Verona; Giovanni Morone (1509-1580), made a Bishop of Modena in 1529... Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Morona Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Morona family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Maria Moron, who settled in New Spain
in 1575; Francisco Moron, who came to New Spain
in 1575; Martin Miron, who came to Dominican Republic in 1588; Antoine Moron, who arrived in New Orleans in 1721.