Early Origins of the Scali family
The surname Scali was first found in Florence (Italian: Firenze), originally the capital of Tuscany
, then capital of the kingdom of Italy. On the River Arno there are numerous Florentine Churches, Museums, Galleries. It dates back to 313 A.D. The history is complex and turbulent. The de' Medici family are the notables. They were expelled in 1494 but they returned in 1512, out in 1527 and then returned. 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 Scali family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Scali research.Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1457, 1672, 1404, 1359, 1475 and 1506 are included under the topic Early Scali History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Scali Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Scicolone, Scicli, Scichilone, Scicchitano, Scali, Scalia, Scala, Scali, Scaloni and many more.
Early Notables of the Scali family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Guglielmo della Scala (English: William) (died 1404), assassinated his father in 1359, but was edged out of power by his uncle Cansignorio, with sons led a revolt against the... Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Scali Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Scali family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Scala, who arrived in New York, NY in 1861; Catharina Scala, who came to New York, NY in 1861; Anna Scala, who settled in New York, NY in 1861.
Contemporary Notables of the name Scali (post 1700)
- Massimo Scali (b. 1979), Italian ice dancer medalist and Italian National champion
- John Alfred Scali (1918-1995), United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 1973 to 1975