Pizzo Family History
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Pizzo Name Meaning
habitational name from Pizzo (Calabro) in Vibo Valentia province, or from other places named with Pizzo meaning ‘peak’, ‘mountain summit’, otherwise ‘angle’, ‘head’, ‘point’. nickname from a variant of Old Italian piccio ‘little’ or from Southern Italian Greek pitsos with the same meaning. nickname from Old Tuscan pizzo ‘beak’, ‘bill’. nickname from pizzo ‘pointed beard’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press