Zecca History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Zecca family
The surname Zecca was first found in Udine, a town in Venetia and capital of the province of Udine. An old walled city it dates back to early Roman times. There is an old castle (1517) in the center of the town which is now used as a museum and art gallery. The church of S.Maria della Purita is notable with many treasures. The town hall was built in 1448. It was the seat of the Italian command in WWI. 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.
Early History of the Zecca family
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Zecca Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Zucchi, Zucco, Zucca, Zucchelli, Zuchello, Zucchetti, Zucchini, Zucchino, Zuccoli, Zuccolin, Zucconi, Zuccon, Zuccalli, Zuccardo, Zuccotto, Zuccante, Zuccatti and many more.
Early Notables of the Zecca family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Zecca family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Zecca Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Alfonso Zecca, who settled in Philadelphia in 1878
Zecca Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Alfonso Zecca, aged 48, who emigrated to America from Calabitto, Italy, in 1907
- Antonio Zecca, aged 28, who settled in America from Sondrio, Italy, in 1909
- Angela Zecca, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Bedonia, Italy, in 1910
- Feliceroza Zecca, aged 37, who emigrated to the United States from Olevano, Italy, in 1910
- Francesco Zecca, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States from S. Marco Arg, Italy, in 1910
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Contemporary Notables of the name Zecca (post 1700)
- Francesco Zecca, Italian actor, known for One Day in a Life (2008) and Inspector Nardone (2012)
- Eloy Zecca (b. 1979), Italian camera operator, known for his work on That Sugar Film (2014) and The Man Slave (2015)
- Jean-Michel Zecca (b. 1968), Belgian-Italian presenter of Belgian television
- Adriano Zecca (1923-1983), Italian professional football player and coach, active from 1941 to 1972
- Alfredo Horacio Zecca (b. 1949), Argentine prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, Archbishop of Tucumán since 2011
- Ferdinand Zecca (1864-1947), French film director, film producer, actor and screenwriter
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