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From the historical and enchanting Italian region of the islands of Sicily emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Paglione family. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for people to adopt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent. The process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames was not complete until the modern era, but the use of hereditary family names in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries. Italian hereditary surnames were developed according to fairly general principles and they were characterized by a profusion of derivatives coined from given names. Although the most common type of family name found in Sicily is the patronymic surname, which is derived from the father's given name, the nickname type of surname is also frequently found. Nickname surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name. They usually reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name. The surname Paglione is a name for a person who frequently wore a straw hat or who had straw colored hair. The name Paglia is derived from the Italian word paglia, which means straw.

Paglione Early Origins



The surname Paglione was first found in within early records of the Pagliara family, who were nobility in Salerno and were Lords of seven feudal territories.

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Paglione Spelling Variations


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Paglione 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 Paglione include Paglia, Pagli, Paggia, Paglietta, Paietta, Paiola, Paiotta, Paglicci, Pagliocca, Pagliuca, Paglione, Pagliaini, Pagliarini, Pagliazzi, Pagliai, Pagliaro, Pagliari, Pagliara, Paggiaro, Paggiarin, Pagliarolo, Pagliaroli, Pagliarani, Pagliarulo, Paglieri, Paiero, Pairo, Paglianti, Paglionico and many more.

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Paglione Early History


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Paglione Early History



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

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Paglione Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Paglione Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times was the Paglia family in Giovinazzo, a town on the Adriatic sea on the southern tip of the peninsula. Gualtiere Pagliara was Chancellor of the Empire of Enrico VI in Sicily; also...

Another 40 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Paglione 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



Investigation of immigration and passenger lists has revealed a number of people bearing the name Paglione:

Paglione Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Domenico Paglione, aged 35, who settled in America from Caprasotta, Italy, in 1893

Paglione Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Luige Paglione, aged 34, who landed in America from Comfrescis, in 1903
  • Antonio Paglione, aged 57, who arrived in America from Capracotta, in 1904
  • Biagio Paglione, aged 23, who arrived in America from Tornareccio, in 1905
  • Giovanni Paglione, aged 24, who settled in America from Caprasotta, in 1905
  • Alfonso Paglione, aged 27, who arrived in America from Capracotta, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Paglione (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Paglione (post 1700)



  • Samuel O. Paglione, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1972

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    2. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. 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. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    9. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    10. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    11. ...

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