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Spelling variations of this family name include: Rizzo, Ricci, Rizzi, Riccio, Rizza, Risso, Lo Riccio, Lo Rizzo, Lorizzo, La Riccia, La Rizza and many more.

First found in various parts of Italy including early references in Emilia-Romagna, Venice, Bologna as well as in Lombardy and Tuscany. This name comes from the Italian word "ricco" meaning "curly." The name most likely referred to someone with curly hair.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Racca research. Another 25 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1255, 1542, 1605, 1576, 1470, 1532, 1516, 1567, 1606, 1675, 1580, 1619, 1682, 1654, 1715, 1676, 1730, 1659, 1734, 1552 and 1610 are included under the topic Early Racca History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 259 words (18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Racca Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Racca Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • Cristinzio Racca, aged 72, who arrived in America from Monterodune, Italy, in 1893

Racca Settlers in United States in the 20th Century


  • Fiorentina Racca, aged 2, who arrived in America from Bonito, Italy, in 1912
  • Antonio Racca, aged 41, who arrived in America from Grothaminardo, Italy, in 1912
  • Cirillo Racca, aged 26, who arrived in America from Cocconato, Italy, in 1912
  • Giuseppe Racca, aged 40, who arrived in America from Vinovo, Italy, in 1914
  • Agusta Racca, aged 25, who arrived in America from Capriva, Italy, in 1924


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  • Mauro Racca (1912-1977), Italian two-time silver medalist fencer
  • Jorge Oscar Racca (b. 1971), Argentine retired male professional basketball player of Italian descent
  • Maurice Racca (b. 1922), French sport shooter at the 1956 Summer Olympics


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  2. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
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  6. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
  7. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
  8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  10. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
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The Racca Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Racca 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.

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