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The Italian name Raggi derives from the term "raggio" which refers to "a beam or ray of light," such as the points of a star. It is supposed that Raggi was a nickname that later became a surname.

Raggi Early Origins



The surname Raggi was first found in Genoa (Italian: Genova), an important port city, located in Liguria.

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Raggi Spelling Variations


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Raggi Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Raggi, Raggio, Raggia, Raggiani, Raggiante and many more.

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Raggi Early History


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Raggi Early History



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

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Raggi Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Raggi Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the Raggi surname in this era include Cardinal Lorenzo Raggi (1615-1687), of the senatorial family from Genoa, who was made a Cardinal in 1647, and was "Chiesa Legato di Romagna" or Church legate of the Romagna region from 1676-1686; Octaviano Raggi (1592-1643) of Genoa, created...

Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Raggi 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 or some of its variants were: Barthelemew Raggio, who was naturalized in Mississippi in 1842; Geovani Raggio, whose Oath was recorded in Philadelphia in 1855; Andrea Raggi, age 30, who arrived in America on May. 11, 1891, aboard the "Scandia".

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Contemporary Notables of the name Raggi (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Raggi (post 1700)



  • Reena Raggi (b. 1951), American federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Reena Raggi (b. 1951), American politician, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, 1987-2002; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 2002- [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gonippo Raggi (1875-1959), Italian artist and muralist
  • Andrea Raggi (b. 1984), Italian football defender

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Raggi Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
  2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  3. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
  6. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
  7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  9. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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The Raggi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Raggi 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 1 May 2017 at 11:05.

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