FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016
The surname Piccione is derived from the Italian word "piccino," which means "small."
The surname Piccione was first found in 1314 with Marco Picinini, the first of a long line of Picinini Senators.
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 Piccione 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Piccione research. More information is included under the topic Early Piccione History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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 Piccione Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Piccione 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.
The Piccione Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Piccione 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 18 August 2014 at 15:17.