Early Origins of the Penzo family
The surname Penzo was first found in Ferrara, a city and comune in Emilia-Romagna
, northern Italy, capital city of the Province of Ferrara. History dates the city back to 753. It was at war with Venice
in 1471. It is a walled city and notable is the Church of S.Cristoforo. 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 was in itself a family honor.
Early History of the Penzo family
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Penzo Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Benzi, Benzo, Benza, Bensi, Penzo, Penza, Pensi, Penso, Benzizni, Benzani, Benzan and many more.
Early Notables of the Penzo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Penzo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Penzo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Mrs. Penzo, aged 40, who emigrated to the United States, in 1892
- Amalia Penzo, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1896
- Augusto Penzo, aged 26, who settled in America, in 1896
Penzo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Angelo Penzo, aged 37, who emigrated to the United States from Trissino, Italy, in 1910
- Matteo Penzo, who landed in America, in 1911
- August Penzo, aged 18, who landed in America from Cape Haiti, Haiti, in 1912
- Giovanni Penzo, aged 27, who settled in America from Valli dei Signori, Italy, in 1912
- Emilio Penzo, aged 38, who landed in America from Talleiali Signori, Italy, in 1913
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Contemporary Notables of the name Penzo (post 1700)
- Sara Penzo (b. 1989), Italian international football goalkeeper
- Domenico Penzo (b. 1953), retired Italian professional football player