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The name Simoncelli originated from the personal name Simon, itself a derivative of the Hebrew name "Sim'on," from the verb "sama" meaning "to listen." Thus, the name Simoncelli means "God has listened," referring to the gratitude of the parents who, having wished for a child, had their prayers answered.

Simoncelli Early Origins



The surname Simoncelli was first found in Trapani, anciently Drepanum, Sicily. Bearers of Simoncelli or one of its spelling variations have been found throughout southern Italy, but particularly on the island of Sicily, and in the region of Campania.

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Simoncelli Spelling Variations


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Simoncelli Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Simone, Simonelli, Simonetti, Simoni, Simioni, Desimone and many more.

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Simoncelli Early History


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Simoncelli Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Simoncelli research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1554, 1605, 1346, 1358, 1410, 1480, 1506, 1522, 1605, 1650 and 1710 are included under the topic Early Simoncelli History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Simoncelli Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Simoncelli Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times was Puccio di Simone ( fl. 1346-1358), an Italian Gothic painter, active in Florence; Francesco (Cicco) Simonetta (1410-1480), an Italian Renaissance statesman remembered for composing an...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Simoncelli Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: M. Simone, who arrived in Pennsylvania, sometime in the late 19th century, Giuseppe DeSimone, who arrived in New York in 1882 onboard the Orsola and Amalia DeSimone, a 19 year old girl who arrived in New York in 1888 on board the SS Letimbro..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Simoncelli (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Simoncelli (post 1700)



  • Tania Simoncelli, American Assistant Director for Forensic Sciences within the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Stefano Simoncelli (b. 1946), Italian silver medalist fencer at the 1976 Summer Olympics
  • Marco Simoncelli (1987-2011), Italian professional motorcycle racer
  • Daniele Simoncelli (b. 1989), Italian footballer
  • Davide Simoncelli (b. 1979), Italian World Cup and Olympic alpine ski racer

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Unguibus armatus in hostem
Motto Translation: Armed Against The Enemy.


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    4. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    11. ...

    The Simoncelli Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Simoncelli 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 8 September 2014 at 08:43.

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