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The Pizzuto surname comes from the Spanish word "pizarra," which means "slate;" as such, it was likely originally name used by someone who lived near a slate quarry, or an occupational name for someone who worked in one.

Pizzuto Early Origins



The surname Pizzuto was first found in Asturias, an important Christian kingdom of medieval Spain.

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Pizzuto Spelling Variations


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Pizzuto Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pizarro, Pizarra, Pizarrón, Picarra, Pizon, Pize and others.

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Pizzuto Early History


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Pizzuto Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pizzuto research. Another 611 words (44 lines of text) covering the years 11, , 18. , 10),, 1471, 1541, 1535, 1502, 1548, 1539, 1689, 1762, 1749, and 1753 are included under the topic Early Pizzuto History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pizzuto Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pizzuto Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Pizzuto Francisco Pizarro (c.1471-1541), was the Spanish conquistador, best known for conquering Peru's Inca Empire and founding the city of Lima in 1535. His half-brother, Gonzalo Pizarro (c.1502-1548)...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pizzuto 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pizzuto Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Antonia Pizzuto, aged 31, who settled in America from Mazzara, Italy, in 1909
  • Amattia Pizzuto, aged 21, who landed in America from Sambuca, Sicily, in 1910
  • Angela Pizzuto, aged 28, who landed in America from Leanforte, Italy, in 1910
  • Angelo Pizzuto, aged 8, who landed in America from Leonforte, Italy, in 1910
  • Angelo Pizzuto, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Amantea, Italy, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    7. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    8. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
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    The Pizzuto Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pizzuto 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 15 January 2013 at 16:25.

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