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Viscount Early Origins



The surname Viscount was first found in Milan (Italian: Milano, Milanese: Milan), the second-most populous city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy. The two palaces in the Piazza del Duomo, Palazzo Reale and the palace of the archbishops are notable. The city is rich in art, museums, galleries and sights. Castello Sforzesco stands in the Parco. 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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Viscount Spelling Variations


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Viscount Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Visconte, Visconti, Bisconti, Viceconte, Viceconti, Viseconte, Viscont and many more.

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Viscount Early History


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Viscount Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Viscount research. Another 191 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1447, 1402, 1277, 1328, 1322, 1327, 1302, 1339, 1329, 1351, 1402, 1395, 1361, 1404, 1277, 1447, 1402, 1404, 1404, 1388, 1412, 1366, 1404, 1364, 1405, 1368, 1408, 1346, 1413, 1385, 1404, 1412, 1711, 1352, 1414, 1617, 1693, 1681 and 1693 are included under the topic Early Viscount History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Viscount Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Viscount Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Galeazzo I Visconti (1277-1328), Lord of Milan from 1322 to 1327; and his son, Azzone Visconti (1302–1339), Lord of Milan from 1329 until his death; Gian Galeazzo Visconti (1351-1402), the first Duke of Milan (1395), ruled the late-medieval city just before...

Another 471 words (34 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Viscount 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: Antonio Visco, who came to Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1824; John Visconti, who settled in Illinois sometime between 1873 and 1896; Alexander Visconti, who came to Ashtabula Co., OH sometime between 1875 and 1906.

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    Other References

    1. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    2. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. 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. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    9. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Viscount Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Viscount 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 July 2016 at 11:09.

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