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The Pozzo surname is a habitational name, taken on from any of various places so named. These places names are generally thought to derive from the Italian word "pozzo," meaning "a well"

Pozzo Early Origins



The surname Pozzo was first found in Venice (Italian: Venezia), and seaport occupying one of the most remarkable sites of the world. Centralizing on the Grand Canal the history of the city can be traced through the different styles of architecture Byzantine, Gothic, early Renaissance and late Renaissance. It is rich in ancient palaces, churches, libraries, galleries, monuments, statues, treasures and artifacts. Its history is abundant in politics, art, religion, scholarship and conflict. The ducal palace was commenced in 1309. 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.

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Pozzo Spelling Variations


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Pozzo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pózzi, Pozzo, Pozza, Putzu, Putzolo, Pozzato, Pozzatti, Pozzesi, Pozzaito and many more.

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Pozzo Early History


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Pozzo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pozzo research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1040, 1378, 1582, 1670, 1588, 1657, 1588, 1657, 1642, 1709, 1672, 1752, 1699, 1768, 1701, 1774, 1718, 1769, 1704, 1789, 1750 and 1805 are included under the topic Early Pozzo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pozzo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pozzo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Cassiano dal Pozzo (1588-1657), an Italian scholar and patron of arts, secretary of Cardinal Francesco Barberini; Cassiano dal Pozzo (1588-1657), an Italian scholar and patron of arts; Andrea Pozzo (1642-1709) an Italian painter, architect and stage designer; Giovanni Pozzi (1672-1752)...

Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pozzo 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:

Pozzo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frank Pozzo, who arrived in California in 1874

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pozzo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pozzo (post 1700)



  • Carlo Emmanuele dal Pozzo (1787-1864), nobleman and politician from the Kingdom of Sardinia
  • Mario Da Pozzo (b. 1939), Italian former football goalkeeper
  • Carlo Antonio Dal Pozzo (1547-1607), Italian archbishop metropolita of the Pisa Diocese
  • Guido Pozzo (b. 1951), Italian Catholic prelate and an official of the Roman Curia
  • Giampaolo Pozzo (b. 1941), Italian businessman
  • Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo (1847-1876), Italian noblewoman
  • Cassiano dal Pozzo (1588-1657), Italian scholar and patron of arts
  • Andrea Pozzo (1642-1709), Italian Jesuit Brother, Baroque painter and architect, decorator, stage designer, and art theoretician
  • Vittorio Pozzo (1886-1968), Italian football coach
  • Victor José Pozzo (b. 1914), Argentine professional football player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    2. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    5. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. 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. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
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    The Pozzo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pozzo 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 16 September 2013 at 13:44.

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