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Spelling variations of this family name include: Pepoli, Peipoli, Peppoli, Pepola, Pepolla and others.
First found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region. The famous University of Bolgna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there for 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pepoli research. Another 523 words (37 lines of text) covering the years 1096, 1350, 1257, 1390 and 1478 are included under the topic Early Pepoli History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: those who arrived along the east coast of North America.
The Pepoli Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pepoli 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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