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The surname Muzzio was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region. The famous University of Bolgna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearlt 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there in 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Demuzio, Muzi, Muzzo, Muzzio, Muzio, Muzzarelli, Muzzioli, Muzzarini and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Muzzio research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1324, 1542 and 1587 are included under the topic Early Muzzio History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Giuseppa Muzzo, who arrived in New York from Naples in 1898 aboard the S.S. Alsatia, David Muzio, who was registered to vote in 1920-21.
The Muzzio Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Muzzio 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 4 March 2014 at 15:13.