Ancient and very noble family from Campania, of Norman origins, that at first settled in Naples, where it belonged to the seat of Porto, and then in Caserta and Salerno, where it belonged to the seat of Campo. The House lived nobly even in Pozzuoli and Messina and it has spread, over the centuries, all over the world. The clear nobility of the House is confirmed by the presence of its blazon in the valuable work "Il Dizionario storico-blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane, estinte e fiorenti" of the Italian writer and heraldist Giovan Battista di Crollalanza (19 May 1819 – 8 March 1892), published in Pisa in three volumes between 1886 and 1890. According to what has been handed down, the family has owned the fiefs of Aquaro, Montecorvino and San Cipriano and the Marquisate of Oliveto. Moreover, this family, in all ages, always stood out, thanks to ...
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1. Coat of arms of family: Cioffi
Language of the text: Italiano
Gules, three bendlets sinister or; on a chief of the same a lion sejant proper.
Coat of arms of family Cioffi, Cioffo or Zoffo. Source: "Dizionario storico blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane estinte e fiorenti" vol.I, page 296, compiled by Comm. G.B. di Crollalanza, edited by "la direzione del giornale araldico", Pisa 1888.
Bendy of six or and gules, over all a lion passant guardant of the first.
Cioffi, Cioffo or Zoffo. Cited in "Dizionario storico blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane estinte e fiorenti" vol.I, page 296, compiled by Comm. G.B. di Crollalanza, edited by "la direzione del giornale araldico", Pisa 1888.
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