Mro History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Mro 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 Mro family

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

Early History of the Mro family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mro research. Another 30 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1050, 1375, 1639, 1636, 1677, 1735, 1526, 1555, 1546 and 1558 are included under the topic Early Mro History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Mro Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name 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.

Early Notables of the Mro 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 of the judiciary in Modena in 1639. There was also a merchant branch of the family who lived in Venice in 1636. Lorenzo del Moro (1677-1735), was an Italian painter of the Rococo period, active mainly in his native...
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Migration of the Mro family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 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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