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The surname Pacino evolved from the Latin word "pax," which means "peace." The surname was likely originally a nickname for a person who was of a peaceful nature, or who sought peace in the figure of Christ.

Pacino Early Origins



The surname Pacino was first found in with Negusante Paci, who arrived in Italy with Emperor Federico I and settled in Bologna.

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Pacino Spelling Variations


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Pacino Spelling Variations



Italian surnames come in far more variations than the names of most other nationalities. Regional traditions and dialects are a decisive factor in this characteristi c. For example, northern names tend to end in "o", while southern in "i". Also important, but not unique to Italy, was the fact that before dictionaries and the printing press most scribes simply spelled words according to their sounds. The predictable result was an enormous number of spelling variations. The recorded spellings of Pacino include Paci, Pace, Pasi, Pase, Pasio, Pacelli, Pacella, Paciello, Pacilli, Pacetti, Pacitto, Pacini, Pacino, Pacinotti, Paciotti, Paciullo, Pacenti, Paselli, Pasello, Pasetti, Pasetto, Pasini, Pasino, Pasin, Pasinetti, Pasinati, Pasinato, Pasoli, Pasolini, Pasolli, Pasotti, Pasotto, Pasutti, Pasutti, Pacioli, Pacchiarotti, Pacho and many more.

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Pacino Early History


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Pacino Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pacino research. More information is included under the topic Early Pacino History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pacino Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pacino Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Luca Pacioli, a mathematician in Venice in 1445; Iacopo Pacchiarotti was a painter in Siena at this time. Asprilio Pacelli was a church musician in Umbria, and moved to Rome where he became choirmaster. In 1603 he was appointed musical director of King Sigismund...

Another 124 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pacino 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



A search of the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Pacino:

Pacino Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Luigi Pacino, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Italy, in 1893
  • Francesco Pacino, aged 22, who landed in America from Palazzo Adriano, in 1898

Pacino Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Francesco Pacino, who settled in America, in 1903
  • Leno Pacino, aged 19, who landed in America from Palermo, in 1903
  • Ciro Pacino, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Palazzo, in 1906
  • Andrea Pacino, aged 38, who landed in America from Salina, Italy, in 1910
  • Guiseppe Pacino, aged 45, who emigrated to the United States from Grotte, Sicily, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pacino (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pacino (post 1700)



  • Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (b. 1940), American film and stage actor and director most famed for playing mobsters including Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    2. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    3. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    4. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    7. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    8. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    9. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Pacino Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pacino 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 15 November 2012 at 08:28.

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