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Zola Early Origins



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.

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Zola Spelling Variations


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Zola Spelling Variations



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.

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Zola Early History


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Zola Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zola research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1653 is included under the topic Early Zola History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zola Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zola Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zola 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: 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zola (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zola (post 1700)



  • Irving Zola (1935-1994), American activist & writer
  • Mark Zola, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972
  • Gianfranco Zola (b. 1966), Italian football player & manager
  • Emile Zola (1840-1902), French writer and novelist, and leading member of literary naturalism

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    2. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. 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. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    5. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. 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. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Zola Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zola 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 30 October 2015 at 09:31.

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