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

Pizzini Early Origins



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

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Pizzini Early History


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Pizzini Early History



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

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Pizzini Spelling Variations


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Pizzini 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 Pizzini 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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Pizzini Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pizzini 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...

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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 Pizzini 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.

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