Poggi History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Poggi family

The surname Poggi was first found in Sicily (Italian: Sicilia), the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. The name literally means "hill, hillock" from Latin "podium" meaning "dais" and later "hill(ock.)"

Early History of the Poggi family

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Poggi Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Poggio, Poggi, Pogio and others.

Early Notables of the Poggi family (pre 1700)

Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times was Gian Francesco Poggio Bracciolini, (1380-1459), Italian scholar of the Renaissance, born at Terranuova, a village in the territory of Florence. He studied Latin under John of Ravenna, and Greek under Manuel Chrysoloras. His distinguished abilities and his dexterity as a copyist of MSS. brought him into early notice with the...
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Poggi Ranking

In France, the name Poggi is the 4,746th most popular surname with an estimated 1,500 - 2,000 people with that name. [1]


United States Poggi migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Poggi Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anto. Poggi, who settled in Philadelphia in 1800
  • Domenico Poggi, who arrived in America in 1862
  • Andrea Poggi, who settled in America in 1862
  • John Batista Poggi, who settled in California in 1868
  • Antonio Poggi, who arrived in Alabama in 1868
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Contemporary Notables of the name Poggi (post 1700) +

  • Enrico Massimo Poggi (1908-1976), Italian Olympic sailor
  • Ernesto Matteo Poggi (1913-1992), Italian footballer and coach
  • Gianni Poggi (1921-1989), Italian opera tenor
  • Paolo Poggi (b. 1971), retired Italian professional football player

RMS Titanic
  • Signore Emilio Poggi (d. 1912), aged 28, English Waiter from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic, died in the sinking and was recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett [2]


  1. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/
  2. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html


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