Origins Available: Italian
Early Origins of the Pini family
The surname Pini was 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.The Pinelli-Walckenaer Atlas dated 1384 was in the possession of the Pinelli family of Venice
for many years, until it was purchased in 1790 by the Baron
Charles Athanase Walckenaer of Paris.
Early History of the Pini family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pini research.Another 337 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1359, 1575, 1846, 1680, 1745, 1535, 1601 and 1640 are included under the topic Early Pini History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Pini Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pineiro, Pini, Pinelli, Pinello, Pinesso, Pinato, Pinna, Penna, Penniello, Pennarola, Pennino, Pani, Panello and many more.
Early Notables of the Pini family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Francesco Orazio Olivieri della Penna (1680-1745), a Capuchin missionary to Tibet who became prefect of the Tibetan Mission. Gian Vincenzo Pinelli (1535-1601) was... Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pini Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Pini family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Pini Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Jacob Pini, who settled in San Francisco in 1849
- Santiago Pini, who settled in San Francisco in 1851
- Santiago Pini, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Pini Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Luis Pini, who arrived in California sometime between 1920 and 1921
- Girilda Pini, who settled in California sometime between 1920 and 1921
- Beatrice Pini, who settled in Illinois in 1943