Pisciotta History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Pisciotta family

The surname Pisciotta was first found in Milan (Italian: Milano, Milanese: Milan), the second-most populous city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy. The two palaces in the Piazza del Duomo, Palazzo Reale and the palace of the archbishops are notable. The city is rich in art, museums, galleries and sights. Castello Sforzesco stands in the Parco. 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, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

Early History of the Pisciotta family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pisciotta research. Another 91 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1759 is included under the topic Early Pisciotta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Pisciotta Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Pestagalli, Pisagalli, Pestaglia, Pescaglia, Piscaglia, Pescalli, Piscalli and many more.

Early Notables of the Pisciotta family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Pisciotta family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antonio Pestana, who arrived in America in 1535; Samuel Pestana, who came to Jamaica in 1735; and Manuel Pestana, who settled in New York in 1807.


Contemporary Notables of the name Pisciotta (post 1700) +

  • Marc George Pisciotta (1970-1997), American former Major League baseball pitcher who played from 1997 to 1999 for the Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs
  • May Pisciotta, American Republican politician, Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930 [1]
  • Alex Pisciotta, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 19th District, 1922, 1923, 1924; Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1934 [1]
  • Gaspare Pisciotta (1924-1954), Italian first cousin of the Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano and considered to be the co-leader of his outlaw band; he betrayed Giuliano and killed him


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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