Early Origins of the Zola family
The surname Zola was first found in Venice
(Italian: Venezia), and seaport occupying one of the most remarkable sites of the world. Centralizing on the Grand Canal the history of the city can be traced through the different styles of architecture Byzantine, Gothic, early Renaissance
and late Renaissance
. It is rich in ancient palaces, churches, libraries, galleries, monuments, statues, treasures and artifacts. Its history is abundant in politics, art, religion, scholarship and conflict. The ducal palace was commenced in 1309. 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 Zola family
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Zola Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Zollo, Zolio, Zola, Zolla, Zolli, Zòl, Zolése, Zolési, Zòla, Zòlla, Zòlo, Anzòlo, Anzòla, Angiolo, Angiola, Zollio and many more.
Early Notables of the Zola family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Zola family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alessandro Zollo, aged 18, who arrived at Ellis Island
from S. Leucio, Italy, in 1921; Andjea Zollo, aged 28, who arrived at Ellis Island
from S. Leucio, Benevento, in 1909.
Contemporary Notables of the name Zola (post 1700)
- Mark Zola, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Irving Zola (1935-1994), American activist & writer
- Gianfranco Zola (b. 1966), Italian football player & manager
- Emile Zola (1840-1902), French writer and novelist, and leading member of literary naturalism