The Italian Nerozzi surname is derived from the Italian word "nero," meaning "black;" as such it was likely originally a nickname
for someone with black or dark hair.
Early Origins of the Nerozzi family
The surname Nerozzi was first found in the Tuscan city of Lucca in 1200, when the Neri family was of noble status.
Early History of the Nerozzi family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nerozzi research.Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1664, 1609, 1291, 1431, 1450, 1461, 1472, 1482, 1490 and 1515 are included under the topic Early Nerozzi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Nerozzi Spelling Variations
Enormous variation in spelling and form characterizes those Italian names that originated in the medieval era. This is caused by two main factors: regional tradition, and inaccuracies in the recording process. Before the last few hundred
years, scribes spelled names according to their sounds. Spelling variations
were the unsurprising result. The variations of Nerozzi include Neri, Nero, Lo Nero, Lonero, Lanera, Neriti, Neretti, Nerini, Nerucci, Nerozzi, Neroni and many more.
Early Notables of the Nerozzi family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was a group of 27 priests from the Nero family in Florence, who lived around the 14th century. The Neroni family, also of Florence, produced 20 priests from 1291 to 1431. Giovanni Neroni was Bishop of Volterra in 1450 and in 1461 Pope Pio II... Another 70 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nerozzi Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Nerozzi family to the New World and Oceana
Discovered in the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Nerozzi: Rosa Neri, age 45, who arrived in America on April 30, 1880, aboard the "Belgenland"; Michele Nerone, age 21, who arrived in America on April 15, 1882 aboard the ".