Siniscalchi History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Siniscalchi family
The surname Siniscalchi was first found in Messina (Sicilian: Missina; Latin: Messana), capital of the Italian province of Messina. Its history begins in 397 B.C. After a checkered history the Saracens took it in 831, and the Normans in 1061. It was host to the crusaders in 1190. Garibaldi landed in 1860 and it was the last city to be made a part of united Italy. 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.
Important Dates for the Siniscalchi family
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Siniscalchi Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Siniscalco, Sinischalco, Siniscalchi and others.
Early Notables of the Siniscalchi family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Siniscalchi family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Many settlers were recorded from the end of the 19th century in the great migration from Italy to the New World. Usually arriving at Ellis Island they settled in the eastern seaboard. principally in New, York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania..
Contemporary Notables of the name Siniscalchi (post 1700)
- Gino Siniscalchi (b. 1975), American professional baseball player
- Colonel Kimberly Siniscalchi, American Chief of the AF Nurse Corps
- Angelo Siniscalchi (b. 1984), Italian footballer
- Alfredo Siniscalchi, Italian Governor of Addis Ababa from (1936 to 1938)
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