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The Oddo surname was created from the Germanic personal name Odo, or Otto. Oddi, is patronymic or plural form of the surname.

Oddo Early Origins



The surname Oddo was first found in Perugia (Latin: Perusia), the capital city of the region of Umbria in central Italy, crossed by the Tiber River, capital of the province of Perugia. Perusia took part in a rebellion in 295 B. C. and was reduced with the exceptions of the temples Vulcan and Juno. In the 9th century A.D the city was a papal territory but remained true to the Guelphs. Records are found in 1280, when Oddo Oddi was mayor of Parma. From this family came two more mayors in Parma: Ungaro in 1291 and Marolo in 1293. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

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Oddo Spelling Variations


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Oddo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Oddi, Oddo, Odda, Odi, Oddone, Oddoni, Odone, Otto, Oddini, Ottoni, Odino, Ottella, Ottobelli, Ottolino and many more.

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Oddo Early History


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Oddo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oddo research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1567, 1818, 1450, 1540, 1526, 1646, 1710, 1667 and 1740 are included under the topic Early Oddo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Oddo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Oddo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Roberto Oderisi, a Neapolitan painter who lived during the 14th century. He worked for King Roberto of Naples and King Charles III, and among surviving works are numerous frescoes in the Church of Santa Maria Incoronata in Naples. Oddo degli Oddi was a physician...

Another 130 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Oddo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Oddo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Giacomo Oddo, age 41, who arrived in New York on May 13, 1890
  • Angelo Oddo, age 35, who arrived in New York on July 18, 1892, aboard the "Stura"
  • Bragugo Oddo, who setted in Louisiana sometime between 1898 and 1910

Oddo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Doenegora Oddo, who settled in Louisiana sometime between 1891 and 1910

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Contemporary Notables of the name Oddo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Oddo (post 1700)



  • James S. Oddo (b. 1966), American politician, 15th Borough President of Staten Island (2014-), Minority Leader of the New York City Council (2002-2013)
  • Giuseppe Oddo (1865-1954), Italian chemist who co-developed the Oddo-Harkins rule
  • Francesco Oddo (b. 1946), Italian football manager and former player
  • Massimo Oddo (b. 1976), Italian World Cup-winning footballer
  • Guillermo "Willy" Oddó (1943-1991), Chilean musician and engineer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    9. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    10. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
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    The Oddo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Oddo 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 22 May 2015 at 08:53.

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