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The surname Rizzoli 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.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rizzoli 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 Rizzoli History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 259 words (18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rizzoli Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mattea Riccio, 31.
The Rizzoli Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rizzoli 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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