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Ricci Early Origins



The surname Ricci was 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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Ricci Spelling Variations


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Ricci Spelling Variations



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.

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Ricci Early History


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Ricci Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ricci 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 Ricci History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ricci Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ricci Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Felice Riccio (1542-1605), an Italian painter of the late- Renaissance period; Antonello Riccio (active 1576), an Italian painter of the Renaissance period; Andrea Riccio ( c. 1470-1532) born Andrea Briosco, an Italian sculptor and occasional architect; Domenico Riccio (also known as Domenico Brusasorci (1516-1567), an Italian...

Another 86 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ricci 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:

Ricci Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alfonso Ricci, aged 40, who emigrated to the United States from Scapali, Italy, in 1893
  • Agata Ricci, aged 5, who settled in America from Selmerra, in 1897
  • Adolfo Ricci, aged 9, who landed in America from Vieste, in 1899

Ricci Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Adamo Ricci, aged 41, who landed in America from Fano, Italy, in 1904
  • Adelina Ricci, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Fayneto, Italy, in 1907
  • Alberto Ricci, aged 1, who emigrated to the United States from Crystal Falls, Mich., in 1907
  • Alfredo Ricci, aged 1, who landed in America from Fornoro Tars, Italy, in 1907
  • Annunziata Ricci, aged 50, who landed in America from Filattiera, Italy, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ricci (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ricci (post 1700)



  • Thomas J. Ricci, American politician, Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1992, 1996
  • Henry R. Ricci, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New Jersey State House of Assembly 1st District, 1975
  • Christina Ricci (b. 1980), Emmy Award-nominated and Golden Globe nominated American actress
  • Luigi Ricci (1805-1859), Italian composer
  • Federico Ricci (1809-1877), Italian composer
  • Sebastiano Ricci (1659-1734), Italian painter
  • Matteo Ricci (1552-1610), Italian missionary
  • Marco Ricci (1676-1730), Italian painter
  • Nina Ricci (1883-1970), French fashion designer of Italian descent
  • Nino Ricci (b. 1959), Canadian novelist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    5. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    10. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
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    The Ricci Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ricci 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 13 November 2016 at 18:27.

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