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Signor History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Signor family


The surname Signor was first found in Ferrara, a city and comune in Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy, capital city of the Province of Ferrara. History dates the city back to 753. It was at war with Venice in 1471. It is a walled city and notable is the Church of S.Cristoforo. Knitted goods and shawls are made. 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 was in itself a family honor.

Early History of the Signor family


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Signor Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Signorelli, Signorini, Signore, Signorèllo, Signoriéllo, Signorétti, Signori, Signorino, Signoroni, Signorile, Signorino, Signoriello, Signorini, Signorèllus, Signorettus, Sénior, Senioris, Signoraccio, Signoria, Signorili and many more.

Early Notables of the Signor family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Signor family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Signor Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Francesco Signor, aged 26, originally from Crespano V, Treviso, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Duca d'Aosta" from Genoa, Italy [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6X1-P4W : 6 December 2014), Francesco Signor, 07 Jul 1920; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Duca d'Aosta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Antonio Signor, aged 44, originally from Castelcucco, Treviso, who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Duca d'Aosta" from Genoa, Italy [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6FD-DWP : 6 December 2014), Antonio Signor, 03 Sep 1920; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Duca d'Aosta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Signor (post 1700)


  • Tari Signor (b. 1967), American actress, known for role as Margaret Cochran on the daytime soap opera One Life to Live in 2004 and 2005

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6X1-P4W : 6 December 2014), Francesco Signor, 07 Jul 1920; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Duca d'Aosta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6FD-DWP : 6 December 2014), Antonio Signor, 03 Sep 1920; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Duca d'Aosta, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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