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Spelling variations of this family name include: Vacca, Vacchi, Vacchelli, Vaccariello, Vaccarella, Vaccai, Vaccari, Vaccaro, Vaccarini, Vaccarino, Vaccaroni, Vaccher, Vacquer and many more.
First found in Saluzzo, Piedmont, where Alberta Vacca held the monastery in 1155. Bearers of the Vaccariello surname have been found in records from almost every part of Italy. Spelling variations of this name which end in "o" are more common in the south of Italy, whereas the more common variations which end in "i" appear mostly in the north. The variation Vacchi is particularly common in the region of Emilia-Romagna, while Vaccai is prevalent in Tuscany. The name comes from the Italian word "vaccaro," meaning "cattle herder," which was presumably the occupation of the name's first bearer.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vaccariello research. Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1670, 1636, 1675, 1655, 1706, 1678 and 1745 are included under the topic Early Vaccariello History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 89 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vaccariello Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the Vaccaro family, consisting of D. Vaccaro, a 29 year-old farmer, his 25 year-old wife and their two year-old son. They arrived in Buffalo in 1891; having crossed the ocean onboard the SS Anglia..
The Vaccariello Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vaccariello 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.
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