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Soriano Early Origins



The surname Soriano was first found in Calabria a territorial district of Italy. Ancient Calabria was in Lecce. Modern Calabria is in the southern extremity of Italy coasting the straits of Messina. Reggio and Messina are the cities of note. This beautiful region produces wine. Olive oil and fruit. Reggio was heavily bombed during WWII because of its strategical link with Sicily. 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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Soriano Spelling Variations


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Soriano Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Soriano, Soriani, Sorini, Sorano, Zoriani, Zorano and others.

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Soriano Early History


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Soriano Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Soriano research. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Soriano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Soriano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Soriano Early Notables (pre 1700)



By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated...

Another 61 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Soriano 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 were:

Soriano Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Marchion Soriano, who came to America in 1526
  • Jorge Micael Soriano, who settled in America in 1526
  • Jorge Micael Soriano, who came to America in 1526
  • Martin Soriano, who came to New Spain in 1540
  • Hernando Soriano, who arrived in Guatemala in 1593
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Soriano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jorge Micael Soriano, who landed in America in 1826
  • Marchion Soriano, who landed in America in 1826
  • Joaquin Maria Soriano, who settled in Puerto Rico in 1845
  • Joaquin Maria Soriano, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1845
  • Manuel Soriano, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Soriano (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Soriano (post 1700)



  • Lieutenant General Edward Soriano (b. 1946), the highest-ranking Filipino American officer to have served in the United States Army
  • Michael Soriano, American politician, Workers World Candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1980
  • Alfonso Guilleard Soriano (b. 1976), Dominican-born, American Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Lucita Soriano (1941-2015), born Lucita Soriano Adriano, a Filipino actress, who appeared in more than 215 movies and television shows
  • Maricel Soriano (b. 1965), award winning Filipino actress
  • Osvaldo Soriano (1943-1997), Argentine journalist and writer
  • Juan Soriano (b. 1920), Mexican painter and sculptor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    3. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    4. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    5. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    6. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    10. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
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    The Soriano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Soriano 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 25 November 2015 at 09:53.

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