Early Origins of the Paganoni family
The surname Paganoni was first found in Messina (Sicilian: Missina; Latin: Messana), capital of the Italian province of Messina. Its history begins in 397 B.C. After a checkered history the Saracens took it in 831, and the Normans
in 1061. It was host to the crusaders in 1190. Garibaldi landed in 1860 and it was the last city to be made a part of united Italy. 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. First found in Sicily
, the names is believed to be of Norman descent and probably settled during the Norman occupation
from 1260 to the 14th century.
Early History of the Paganoni family
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Paganoni Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pagano, Pagan, Pagani, Paganinni, Paganini and many more.
Early Notables of the Paganoni family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Paganoni family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Paganoni Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Bartholomew Paganoni, who settled in Illinois in 1886