Moscone History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Moscone family

The surname Moscone was first found in Pisa a town in Tuscany, capital of the province of Pisa. Historically, Pisa in it's inter city war in 1003 with Lucca was forced into building its own navy. Then, under threat from the Saracens from Sicily, it found itself the aggressor against Calabria, Sicily and even in Africa. In 1062 their ships returned from Palermo laden with spoil. But with the Norman Conquest of Sicily they became less profitable. They continued considerable rivalry with Florence and Genoa. 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 Moscone family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moscone research. Another 112 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1016, 1167, 1550, 1732, 1530 and 1593 are included under the topic Early Moscone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Moscone Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mosca, Moschi, Musca, Muscas, Moschella, Moschelli, Moscarella, Moscarello, Moschetta, Moschetto, Moschini, Moscon and many more.

Early Notables of the Moscone family (pre 1700)

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United States Moscone migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Moscone Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Giacomo Moscone, who settled in California in 1882

Contemporary Notables of the name Moscone (post 1700) +

  • Jonathan Moscone (b. 1964), American theater director, son of George Moscone
  • George Richard Moscone (1929-1978), American attorney and Democratic politician, 37th Mayor of San Francisco, California (1976 until his assignation in November 1978), eponym of the Moscone Centre, San Francisco
  • George Richard Moscone (1929-1978), American Democrat politician, Member of California State Senate, 1966-75; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972; Mayor of San Francisco, California, 1976-78 [1]


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


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