Musso History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Musso family
The surname Musso was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region. The famous University of Bologna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there for 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. Mussolini was first found in 1279, viscounts in 1403, and again with estates and titles in 1415. 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 was in itself a family honor.
Early History of the Musso family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Musso research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1141, 1618, 1511 and 1574 are included under the topic Early Musso History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Musso Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mussolini, Musolini, Mussollini, Musselini and others.
Early Notables of the Musso family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Niccolò Musso (active 1618), an Italian painter of the Baroque period. He is said to have trained or worked under...
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In the United States, the name Musso is the 9,659th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name.  However, in France, the name Musso is ranked the 4,861st most popular surname with an estimated 1,500 - 2,000 people with that name. 
Musso migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Musso Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Angelina Musso, who settled in Louisiana sometime between 1890 and 1910
- Cheresa Musso, who settled in Louisiana sometime between 1895 and 1910
Musso Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Antonina Musso, who settled in New Orleans in 1900
- Lena Musso, who settled in Louisiana sometime between 1900 and 1910
- Emimeto Musso, who arrived in Louisiana sometime between 1900 and 1910
- Christosoro Musso, who arrived in Louisiana sometime between 1900 and 1910
- Joe Musso, who settled in Louisiana sometime between 1901 and 1910
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Contemporary Notables of the name Musso (post 1700) +
- Mason Tyler Musso (b. 1989), American singer-songwriter and musician, best known for his work in the band Metro Station with Trace Cyrus, older brother of Mitchel Musso
- Johnny Musso (b. 1950), American former NFL and CFL football running back who played from 1972 to 1977, inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000
- George Francis Musso (1910-2000), American National Football League lineman for the Chicago Bears (1933-1944)
- Mitchel Tate Musso (b. 1991), American actor, musician and singer, best known for his roles as Oliver Oken in Hannah Montana;
- Joseph Musso, American politician, Burgess of Slatington, Pennsylvania, 1960 
- James J. Musso, American politician, Mayor of Lakeland, Florida, 1952 
- Maria Musso (b. 1931), Italian bronze medalist sprinter and pentathlete at the 1954 European Championships
- Luigi Musso (1924-1958), Italian racing driver, member of the 1955 Ferrari team
- Vido William Musso (1913-1982), Italian-born jazz tenor saxophonist, clarinetist and bandleader, known for his work with Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James, Stan Kenton and Woody Herman
- Frédéric Musso (1941-2020), Algerian-born French writer, poet, and journalist
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Related Stories +
- ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
- ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html