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The surname Cuomo is thought to be a local name; that is, a surname derived from a place-name where the original bearer once resided or held land. Often Italian local surnames bore the prefix "di," which signified emigration from one place to another, but did not necessarily denote nobility. The Cuomo family most likely took on this surname from the city of Como, in Lombardy. The name Como is also thought to have been a shortened form of the name Giacomo, the Italian equivalent to James.

Cuomo Early Origins



The surname Cuomo was first found in at Como, a city and comune in Lombardy, Italy, the administrative capital of the Province of Como. It was originally a Roman colony, was home to Bishop Saint Felix of Como (d. ca. 390 AD,) and later became an independent commune. The first of the name on record appears to be Elia Como of Padua province, who was the mayor of Castelbardo in 1489.

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Cuomo Spelling Variations


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Cuomo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Como, Comi, Comello, Comelli, Comèl, Comellini, Comelini, Comellato, Comiti, Comitti, Comici, Cominazzo, Cuomo, Cometto, Cometti, Comino, Comini, Comotti, Comolli and many more.

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Cuomo Early History


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Cuomo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cuomo research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1601, 1507, 1550, 1606 and 1750 are included under the topic Early Cuomo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cuomo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cuomo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Girolamo Comi, a painter born in Modena in 1507, whose works can still be seen today in London, Milan, and around Italy; Antonio Cometto and Domenico Benedetto Cometto, brothers and prominent architects from Ticino, around 1550; Leonardo...

Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cuomo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cuomo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Rocco Cuomo, age 31, who came to New York on Jan. 12, 1884, aboard the "Indipendente"
  • Filomena Cuomo, age 30, who arrived in New York on June 11, 1886, aboard the "Indipendente"

Cuomo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Adelaide Cuomo, aged 29, who landed in America from Napoli, in 1902
  • Adolfo Cuomo, aged 14, who landed in America from Lettere, Napoli, in 1906
  • Alfonso Cuomo, aged 19, who landed in America from Nocera Infre, Italy, in 1906
  • Aniello Cuomo, aged 3, who emigrated to the United States from Lettere, Italy, in 1907
  • Adelina Cuomo, aged 21, who settled in America from Agerola, Napoli, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cuomo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cuomo (post 1700)



  • Mario Matthew Cuomo (1932-2015), American public official, 52nd Governor of New York (1983-1995)
  • Gennaro "Jerry" Cuomo (b. 1962), American software engineer working for IBM since 1987, appointed the title of IBM Fellow who has filed for over 40 US patents
  • Douglas J. Cuomo (b. 1958), American composer
  • Rivers Cuomo (b. 1970), American musician
  • Christopher "Chris" Cuomo (b. 1970), American television journalist, ABC News co-anchor for 20/20, son of Mario Cuomo
  • Andrew Mark Cuomo (b. 1957), American politician, 56th Governor of New York State, son of Mario Cuomo
  • Mario Matthew Cuomo (b. 1932), American Democrat politician, Secretary of State of New York, 1975-78; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1979-82; Governor of New York, 1983-94; Defeated, 1994
  • Andrew Mark Cuomo (b. 1957), American Democrat politician, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1997-2001; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008; Governor of New York, 2011-

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    4. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    5. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Cuomo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cuomo Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 15 July 2016 at 13:47.

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