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Raggio History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Italian name Raggio 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 Raggio was a nickname that later became a surname.

Early Origins of the Raggio family


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

Early History of the Raggio family


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Raggio Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Raggio family (pre 1700)


Prominent bearers of the Raggio 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...
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Migration of the Raggio family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Raggio Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Barthelemew Raggio, who landed in Mississippi in 1842 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Peter Raggio, who arrived in Mississippi in 1843 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Angelo Raggio, aged 74, who landed in America from Albano Luc, Italy, in 1896

Raggio Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Brigida Raggio, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States from Ottoriano, in 1901
  • Antonio Raggio, aged 22, who landed in America from S. Colembano, Italy, in 1904
  • Celestina Raggio, aged 24, who emigrated to America from S Colombano Certeroli, Italy, in 1907
  • Caterina Maria Raggio, aged 19, who landed in America from Cemofsi, Italy, in 1912
  • Antonio Raggio, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Breaganze, Italy, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Raggio (post 1700)


  • William J. Raggio, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1970; Presidential Elector for Nevada, 2000 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • L. A. Raggio, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1960 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Grier Raggio, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 32nd District, 2010 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carl Raggio, American politician, Mayor of Glendale, California, 1988-89, 1992-93 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 26) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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