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The source of theSchiano surname is uncertain, but it may be derived from the Italian word "schiavone," which simply means a "Slav;" thus the original bearer came from one of the Slavic countries to Italy. Alternately, the Schiano surname may come from the Italian word "schiavo," which literally means "slave."

Schiano Early Origins



The surname Schiano was first found in Cesena, a town in the Emilia-Romagna region at the foot of the Apennines, crowned with the ancient fortress of Roc ca. In 1357 it was defended against Albornez, in 1377 sacked by Cardinal Robert of Geneva and in 1465 came under the domination of the Church. Pius VI and Pius VII were both born here. 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.

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Schiano Spelling Variations


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Schiano Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schiavina, Schiavo, Schiavinato, Schiavonetti, Schiavone, Schiavullo, Schiavuzzi, Schiavulli, Schiavoni, Schiavato, Schiavi, Schiavelli, Schiavi, Schiavini and many more.

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Schiano Early History


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Schiano Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schiano research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1397 and 1478 are included under the topic Early Schiano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Schiano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Schiano Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 19 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schiano Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Guy Sciavoni, who was recorded as one of the early Italian Immigrants to Seneca Fall, New York between the years 1884-1915; and V. Schiavone, who arrived in New York aboard the S.S. Anglia in 1891..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Schiano (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Schiano (post 1700)



  • Thomas D. Schiano M.D., American specialist in liver transplantation, intestinal transplantation
  • Rita Schiano (b. 1955), American novelist and keynote speaker
  • Gregory Edward Schiano (b. 1966), American former football coach, head coach of the National Football League's Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2012 to 2013
  • Mario Schiano (1933-2008), Italian alto saxophonist and soprano saxophonist

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    4. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    6. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    7. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    8. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Schiano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schiano 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 12 May 2015 at 08:36.

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