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Early Origins of the Cima family

The surname Cima 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.

Early History of the Cima family

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Cima Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Cinimo, Cenimo, Cenami, Cennimo, Cinami, Cimavino and others.

Early Notables of the Cima family (pre 1700)

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United States Cima migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cima Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Giuseppe Cima, who settled in Washington Co.
  • Jose Cima, who settled in New Orleans in 1823

Contemporary Notables of the name Cima (post 1700) +

  • Arthur de Cima, American politician, U.S. Consul in Mazatlan, 1897 [1]

  1. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from on Facebook