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The surname Raso may be derived form the Italian word "raso," meaning "level," or "smooth, " in which case, it may have been a nickname for someone with close-cropped hair; or it may have derived from another Italian word "raso," which meant "satin;" in which case it was likely an occupational name for a someone who made or traded in clothing or cloth.

Raso Early Origins



The surname Raso was first found in the city of Milan.

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Raso Spelling Variations


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Raso Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Raso, Rasi, Rasini, Rasetti, Rasoni, Rasotto, Rasotti, Rasetto, Rasetta, Rasino, Rasone and many more.

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Raso Early History


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Raso Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Raso research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1573, 1574, and 1621 are included under the topic Early Raso History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Raso Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Raso Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Francesco Rasi (1574-1621) was a 16th century singer and composer and worked at the Court of Mantua for 20...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Raso 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:

Raso Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Aristodemo Raso, who arrived at Ellis Island, New York on May 19, 1893, aboard the "Alesia"
  • Giorlamo Raso, who arrived at Ellis Island, New York on Feb 02, 1894, aboard the "Britannia"
  • Antonio Raso, aged 16, who settled in America, in 1897

Raso Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ant. Fedele Raso, aged 44, who landed in America from S. Biase, Italy, in 1902
  • Peter Raso, who landed in Arkansas in 1905 [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)
  • Antonino Raso, aged 42, who emigrated to the United States from Cittanova, Italy, in 1911
  • Annunziato Raso, aged 33, who emigrated to America from Sambiase, Catanzara, Italy, in 1911
  • Angelo Raso, aged 21, who settled in America from Sambiase, Italy, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Raso (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Raso (post 1700)



  • Angelo Raso (b. 1981), Italian football defender
  • Chiara Raso (b. 1981), Italian ski mountaineer
  • Marko Raso (b. 1989), Croatian football player
  • Frank Raso (b. 1979), former Australian rules football player

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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
  2. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
  3. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
  6. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
  7. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
  8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
  10. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
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The Raso Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Raso 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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