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

Piccini Early Origins



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

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Piccini Spelling Variations


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Piccini 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 Piccini 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.

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Piccini Early History


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Piccini Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Piccini research. More information is included under the topic Early Piccini History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Piccini Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Piccini Early Notables (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...

Another 140 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Piccini Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Piccini or a variant listed above:

Piccini Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Catalata Piccini, aged 26, who landed in America from S. Sataldo, Italy, in 1905
  • Alessandro Piccini, aged 17, who settled in America from Carrona, Italy, in 1906
  • Cristoforo Piccini, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Garguano, in 1907
  • Antonio Piccini, aged 33, who emigrated to America from Agosino, Italy, in 1908
  • Ambrogio Piccini, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Altrepovo, Italy, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Piccini (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Piccini (post 1700)



  • Achille Piccini (1911-1995), Italian footballer
  • Andrea Piccini (b. 1978), Italian racing driver
  • Cristiano Piccini (b. 1992), Italian footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    4. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    5. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    11. ...

    The Piccini Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Piccini 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.

    This page was last modified on 8 July 2014 at 09:07.

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