The surname Rizo was first found in various parts of Italy including early references in
. This name comes from the Italian word "ricco" meaning "curly." The name most likely referred to someone with curly hair.
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of this family name include: Rizzo, Ricci, Rizzi, Riccio, Rizza, Risso, Lo Riccio, Lo Rizzo, Lorizzo, La Riccia, La Rizza and many more.
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 painter; Pietro Ricchi (1606-1675), an Italian painter of the Baroque period, born in Lucca; Archbishop Ricciulli who adopted the Roman... Another 70 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rizo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.