The surname Cusimano was a patronymic
created from the given name Cosma, which is derived from the Latin word "cosmas," which means "harmony." The Patronymic
was the most common type of family name found in the region of Venice.
Early Origins of the Cusimano family
The surname Cusimano 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 Cusimano family
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Cusimano Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Cosmano, Cosmani, Cosmelli, Cosimi, Cusma, Cosma, Cusmano, Cosmanus, Gusmani, Gusmin, Gosmin, Cusumano, Cocimano, Cusmano and many more.
Early Notables of the Cusimano family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cusimano family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cusimano Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Andrea Cusimano, aged 6, who emigrated to the United States from Monreale, Sicily, in 1909
- Angela Cusimano, aged 5, who landed in America from Nicosia, Sicily, in 1910
- Angelo Cusimano, aged 36, who emigrated to America from Castelbuono, Sicily, in 1910
- Andrea Cusimano, aged 21, who settled in America from Belmonte, Sicily, in 1913
- Antonia Cusimano, aged 69, who landed in America from Balestrate, Sicily, in 1920
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Contemporary Notables of the name Cusimano (post 1700)
- Charles Vincent "Chuck" Cusimano II (b. 1954), American Republican politician from Jefferson Parish, Louisiana CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2012, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html