The Pecori surname derives from the word "pecora," which refers to "a flock of animals;" as such, it was likely originally an occupational
name for a sheep or goat keeper.
Early Origins of the Pecori family
The surname Pecori was first found in Florence (Italian: Firenze), originally the capital of Tuscany
, then capital of the kingdom of Italy. On the River Arno there are numerous Florentine Churches, Museums, Galleries. It dates back to 313 A.D. The history is complex and turbulent. The de' Medici family are the notables. They were expelled in 1494 but they returned in 1512, out in 1527 and then returned. 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.
Early History of the Pecori family
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Pecori Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pecori, Pecora, Peguri, Pecorella, Pecorelli, Pegoretti, Pecorino, Pecorini, Pecorai, Pecoraro and many more.
Early Notables of the Pecori family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pecori family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Max Heinrich Pecoroni, who came to North America in 1883.