The Spinozzi surname is derived from the Latin "spina," meaning "thorn bush," and was most originally born by someone who lived by a large or unusual thorn bush.
Early Origins of the Spinozzi family
The surname Spinozzi was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) where the first bearer of the name on record is Ugone Spinelli in 1094. The name is also became common quite early in Emilia-Romagna
and Venetia. The spelling variations
of Spinozzi which end in "i" are much more common and appear in records mostly in the north, whereas the rarer variations which end in "o" are from the south.
Early History of the Spinozzi family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spinozzi research.Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1387, 1453, 1475, 1546, 1094, 1694, 1763, 1594, 1659, 1628, 1699, 1646 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Spinozzi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Spinozzi Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Spinelli, Spinello, Spiniello, Spinella, Spinetti, Spinozza, Spinozzi and many more.
Early Notables of the Spinozzi family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Parri Spinelli (ca. 1387-1453), an Italian painter of the early Renaissance
from Tuscany; Bartolomeo Spina (born c. 1475-1546), Italian Dominican theologian and scholastic philosopher; Ugone Spinelli, who fought for Christianity in 1094 and was rewarded generously for his valor by Pope Urban II, who... Another 96 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Spinozzi Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Spinozzi family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antonio Spinelli, who arrived in New Orleans in 1858. Later on came Carmela and Maria Spinelli, two female farmers who arrived in New York onboard the SS Vincenze Florio in 1881.