Culotta History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Culotta family
The surname Culotta was first found in Tuscany (Italian: Toscana), a region in central Italy. It has nine provinces. Universities are Florence, Pisa and Siena. Home of the Medici they returned to Tuscany in 1530 where they held until 1737. Francis was elected emperor in 1745 and Leopold I succeeded, down to Ferdinand III in 1793. In 1799 it was sacked by a French revolutionary force and remained French until 1847. In 1861 it joined the Kingdom of 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 Culotta family
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Culotta Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Coletti, Colletti, Coleti, Colleti, Colettis, Coletis, Couletti, Cuoletti and many more.
Early Notables of the Culotta family (pre 1700)
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Culotta migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Culotta Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Antonino Culotta, aged 51, who immigrated to the United States from Termini, Palermo, in 1907
- Bara Culotta, aged 17, who immigrated to America from Termini, Palermo, in 1907
- Concetta Culotta, aged 22, who landed in America from Cefalri, Palermo, in 1908
- Angela Culotta, aged 24, who landed in America from Cefalu, Palermo, in 1908
- Biagio Culotta, aged 15, who landed in America from Trahia, Sicily, in 1910
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Contemporary Notables of the name Culotta (post 1700)
- Samuel A. Culotta, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maryland 4th District, 1968; Candidate for Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, 1983, 1987, 1991 
- Nino Culotta (1907-1981), pen name of John Patrick O'Grady, an Australian writer, known for his comic novel They're a Weird Mob (1957) and the poem The Integrated Adjective
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