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Zecca Early Origins



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.

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Zecca Spelling Variations


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Zecca Spelling Variations



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.

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Zecca Early History


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Zecca Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zecca research. Another 253 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1254, 1320, 1460, 1862, 1663 and 1716 are included under the topic Early Zecca History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zecca Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zecca Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 17 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Zecca 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:

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
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zecca (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zecca (post 1700)



  • Adriano Zecca (1923-1983), Italian professional football player and coach
  • Ferdinand Zecca (1864-1947), early French film director
  • Juri Zecca, Actress
  • Santiago Zecca, Producer
  • Valerio Zecca, Director
  • Jean-Michel Zecca, Actor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    6. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    7. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
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    The Zecca Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zecca 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 22 October 2013 at 12:52.

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