An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2015
Where did the Italian Musumeci family come from? What is the Italian Musumeci family crest and coat of arms? When did the Musumeci family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Musumeci family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Massimilli, Massimulla, Massimucci, Massimicci, Mussimucci and many more.
First found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia) in Emilia where it is the capital of the province of Bologna. The famous University of Bolgna 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. 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Musumeci research. Another 303 words(22 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Musumeci History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Musumeci Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Musumeci Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Musumeci Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Musumeci Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
This page was last modified on 18 July 2014 at 22:11.