Piccardo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Piccardo is taken from Picardy, a region in Northern France; it would have been given to a man who came to Italy from Picardy, which explains the higher concentration of the name in the north; France is north-west of Italy; so Tuscany would be one of the first places in Italy that someone coming from France would pass through, especially if they were coming by sea to avoid crossing the mountains.The spelling variations that end with "o" are mostly from the south of Italy, whereas names that end in "i" are mostly from the north.
Early Origins of the Piccardo family
The surname Piccardo was first found in Tuscany (Italian: Toscana), a region in central Italy. Bearers of this surname have been found in nearly every part of Italy, though the family seems to be concentrated in Tuscany and there are more of them in the north than the south.
Early History of the Piccardo family
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Piccardo Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Picardi, Piccardi, Piccardo, Picardo, Piccardino and many more.
Early Notables of the Piccardo family
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Migration of the Piccardo family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: A. Picardi, age 34, who arrived in New York on May. 19, 1883 aboard the "Elysia"; Carlo Picardi, age 22, who arrived in America on April 9, 1884, aboard the ".