Signorelli History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The distinguished name Signorelli is derived from the Italian word "signore" which means "mister, princeps, someone important." Signore is in turn, derived from the Latin "senior" which means "old."
Early Origins of the Signorelli family
The surname Signorelli 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 Signorelli family
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Signorelli 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 Signorelli family (pre 1700)
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In the United States, the name Signorelli is the 16,345th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
| Signorelli migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Signorelli Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Ignazio Signorelli, aged 30, originally from Amantea, Italy, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Duca d'Aosta" from Napoli, Italy 
- Angela Di Prato Signorelli, aged 70, originally from Melilli, Siracusa, Italy, who arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Duca d'Aosta" from Napoli, Italy 
|Contemporary Notables of the name Signorelli (post 1700) ||+|
- Frank Signorelli (1901-1975), American jazz pianist of the 1920s
- Vincent Signorelli, American drummer from New York City
- Gino Signorelli (b. 1973), Italian professional footballer
- Luca Signorelli (1445-1523), Italian Renaissance painter