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The Italian Paganelli surname is thought to derive from the personal name Pagano, from the Latin word "paganus," meaning "village dweller."

Paganelli Early Origins



The surname Paganelli was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) in 1119 when Ugone Pagano, was a prominent figure at that time.

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Paganelli Spelling Variations


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Paganelli Spelling Variations



Surnames that originated in Italy are characterized by an enormous number of spelling variations. Some of these are derived from regional traditions and dialects. Northern names, for instance, often end in "o", while southern names tend to end in "i". Other variations come from the fact the medieval scribes tended to spell according to the sound of words, rather than any particular set of rules. The recorded variations of Paganelli include Pagani, Pagano, Pagan, Pagana, Paganelli, Paganetti, Paganetto, Paganini, Paganino, Paganin, Paganucci, Paganuzzi and many more.

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Paganelli Early History


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Paganelli Early History



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

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Paganelli Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Paganelli Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times was Gregorio Pagani (1558-1605), Italian painter of the late Mannerist period, active mainly in Florence. He was the son of the painter Francesco Pagani; Pope Eugenio III, of the Paganelli family of Florence, who was elected in 1145; Federico Pagana, elected Doge...

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Investigation of immigration and passenger lists has revealed a number of people bearing the name Paganelli: Basilica Paganelli, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1852; Amelia Pagani, aged 32, who arrived at Ellis Island from Como, Italy, in 1910; Anacleto Pagani, aged 17, who arrived at Ellis Island from Magliano, Italy, in 1912.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Paganelli (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Paganelli (post 1700)



  • Carl Paganelli, American football official in the National Football League
  • Laurent Paganelli (b. 1962), former French footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    7. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    8. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    9. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    10. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    11. ...

    The Paganelli Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Paganelli 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.

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