Early Origins of the Sanzo family
The surname Sanzo was first found in Venice
(Italian: Venezia), and seaport occupying one of the most remarkable sites of the world. Centralizing on the Grand Canal the history of the city can be traced through the different styles of architecture Byzantine, Gothic, early Renaissance
and late Renaissance
. It is rich in ancient palaces, churches, libraries, galleries, monuments, statues, treasures and artifacts. Its history is abundant in politics, art, religion, scholarship and conflict. The ducal palace was commenced in 1309. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Sanzo family
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Sanzo Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Sansone, Sanson, Sanzone, Sanzonio, Sansogno, Sansonetti, Sansong, Sansing, Sonsonnet, Sansonius and many more.
Early Notables of the Sanzo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Sanzo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Sanzo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Domenic Sanzo, who arrived in New York in 1912
Contemporary Notables of the name Sanzo (post 1700)
- Alessandro Di Sanzo (b. 1969), Italian actor
- Salvatore Sanzo (b. 1975), Italian gold, silver and two-time bronze medalist Olympic fencer
- Ángel Damián Sanzo Herrera (b. 1973), Spanish pianist