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Piccin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Piccin is derived from the Italian word "piccino," which means "small."

Early Origins of the Piccin family


The surname Piccin was first found in 1314 with Marco Picinini, the first of a long line of Picinini Senators.

Early History of the Piccin family


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Piccin 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 Piccin include Piccini, Piccin, Piccinni, Piccinno, Piccioli, Picciolo, Piccioni, Picciocchi, Piccitto, Picciallo, Picciulli, Picciullo, Picciuzzo, Pizzini, Pizzin, Pizzoli, Pizzolo, Pizzioli, Pizziolo, Pizziol, Piccinelli, Piccinini, Piccinino, Piccinin, Piccinato, Pizzinelli, Pizzinini, Pizzolotto and many more.

Early Notables of the Piccin family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family was Nicol Piccinino, a mercenary captain born in 1386 in Perugia. In order to make peace with the troops of Francesco Sforza, Piccinino allowed his daughter to marry Sforza. Nevertheless, his troops were overcome by those of Sforza in 1444 and Nicol was so grief...
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Migration of the Piccin family to the New World and Oceana


Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Piccin or a variant listed above: Agostao Piccini, aged 36, who arrived at Ellis Island from Pianca Marquis, Italy, in 1912; Alessandro Piccini, aged 17, who arrived at Ellis Island from Carrona, Italy, in 1906.

Contemporary Notables of the name Piccin (post 1700)


  • Alfonso Piccin (1901-1932), Italian road cyclist and track cyclist, active from 1924 to 1931
  • Edward Piccin (b. 1971), Swiss-born actor

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