When Giovanni Cherubino Panico was born on 23 August 1836, in Avigliana, Turin, Piedmont, Italy, his father, Paolo Rochi Panico, was 41 and his mother, Maria Antonia Domenica Valetti, was 31. He married Maria Angela Teresa Carnino on 3 February 1875, in Avigliana, Turin, Piedmont, Italy. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 4 January 1898, in his hometown, at the age of 61.
Some characteristic forenames: Italian Salvatore, Carmine, Gennaro, Sal, Alfonse, Carmela, Ciro, Luciano, Nino, Vittorio.
Italian: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of millet, from panico ‘millet’.