Origins Available: French
Early Origins of the Pagani family
The surname Pagani was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where this family held a family seat
from very early times. One of the first records of the family was Hugues de Payens (or Payns) (c.
1070-1136), the Frankish knight from the Champagne
region who was the co-founder and first Grand Master of the Knights Templar. He co-created the Latin Rule, the code of behavior for the Order and is believed to have been born in Troyes, France, but his lineage is unknown.
Early History of the Pagani family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pagani research.Another 376 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1250, 1279, 1380, 1415, 1450, 1539, 1572, 1610, 1612, 1613, 1700, 1779, 1793, 1794, and 1796 are included under the topic Early Pagani History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Pagani Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Payan, Payen, Payon, Payont, Payond, Payons, Paian, Paien, Paion, Paiont, Paions, Pagan, Pagant, Pagani, Payani, Payhani and many more.
Early Notables of the Pagani family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Jean Poyer (c.1450-1503), a French miniature painter and manuscript illuminator; Johann Conrad Peyer (1653-1712), a Swiss anatomist; and Hector... Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pagani Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Pagani family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pagani Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Angelo Pagani, aged 19, who landed in America from Trewisa, in 1903
- Antoinette Pagani, aged 18, who emigrated to America from Cretnido, Italy, in 1907
- Angelo Pagani, aged 45, who emigrated to the United States from Milano, Italy, in 1907
- Aguilino Pagani, aged 19, who settled in America from Corno, Italy, in 1907
- Ada Pagani, aged 16, who emigrated to the United States from Maghano, Italy, in 1908
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Contemporary Notables of the name Pagani (post 1700)
- Herbert I. Pagani, American Republican politician, First Selectman of Vernon, Connecticut, 1950-57
- Alberto Pagani (1938-2017), Italian professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer
- Carlo Nicola Pagani (b. 1977), Italian football defender
- Daniele Pagani (b. 1966), retired Italian high jumper
- Horacio Pagani (b. 1955), Argentine founder of Pagani Automobili S.p.A., an Italian speciality auto-maker
- Mauro Pagani (b. 1946), Italian musician and singer
- Cirillo "Nello" Pagani (1911-2003), Italian Grand Prix motorcycle road racer and Formula One driver