Nazzaro History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Nazzaro family
The surname Nazzaro was first found in Italy. Nazzaro has been found in almost every part of Italy, but in the north in particular. The spelling variations
of the name which end in "i" are mostly from the north, while those that end in "o" are mostly from the south. The occurrences of the name in the south are mostly concentrated in Naples. The name comes from the town of Nazareth, where Jesus spent his youth. The name might have been given to someone who came from that town, but more likely it was an ornamental religious name, not directly related to the man who first bore it but rather a Biblical reference.
Early History of the Nazzaro family
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Nazzaro Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Nazari, Nazzari, Nazzaro, Nazaro, Nazarius and others.
Early Notables of the Nazzaro family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Nazzaro family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the $ family, who settled along the east coast of North America.
Contemporary Notables of the name Nazzaro (post 1700)
- General Joseph J. Nazzaro (1913-1990), American commander in chief of Pacific Air Forces
- Marise Nazzaro, American film critic
- Giuseppe Nazzaro OFM (1937-2015), Italian Emeritus bishop of the Apostolic Vicariate of Aleppo, Custodian of the Holy Land
- Felice Nazzaro (1881-1940), Italian racecar driver
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