Nonis History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Nonis surname is a patronymic or plural form of Nino.

Early Origins of the Nonis family

The surname Nonis was first found in Siena a city in Tuscany, capital of the province of Siena. Notable is the university but the cathedral and other fine buildings present a beauty, rich in Italian art which is unequalled. Many of the buildings are from the 12th, 13th and 14th century but the history precedes to the time of Augustus. 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, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

Early History of the Nonis family

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Nonis Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Nini, Nino, Ninio and others.

Early Notables of the Nonis family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Nonis family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alonso Nino, who arrived in America in 1526; Andres Nino, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1539; Martin Nino, who arrived in New Granada in 1588; Juana Nino, who came to New Spain in 1596.


Contemporary Notables of the name Nonis (post 1700) +

  • Petro Giacomo Nonis (1927-2014), Italian Roman Catholic bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Vicenza, Italy from 1988 to 2003
  • David M. Nonis (b. 1966), Canadian former ice hockey defenceman


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