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The name Damato is derived from the Latin word "amatus," meaning "beloved," and was a popular source of many given names.

Damato Early Origins



The surname Damato was first found in both northern and southern Italy, as Amati and Amato respectively. The surname Amato was, and is, quite common on the southern island region of Sicily, while Amati is common further north, in Campania, and Emilia-Romagna.

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Damato Spelling Variations


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Damato Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Amato, Amati, Amat, Amata, D'Amato, Amado, Amatucci and many more.

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Damato Early History


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Damato Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Damato research. Another 223 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1051, 1101, 1179, 1596 and 1684 are included under the topic Early Damato History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Damato Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Damato Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Damato 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:

Damato Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nicola Damato, 34, who arrived in New York, in 1882

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Contemporary Notables of the name Damato (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Damato (post 1700)



  • Michael Anthony "Mike" D'Amato (b. 1943), former American football defensive back
  • Mike D'Amato (b. 1967), American politician and alderman
  • Corporal Anthony Peter Damato (1922-1944), United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor posthumously
  • Brian D'Amato, American author and sculptor
  • Lisa Marie D'Amato, American recording artist, fashion model and television personality
  • Alfonse Marcello "Al" D'Amato (b. 1937), American lawyer and former New York politician
  • Peter D'Amato, American author, businessman, and carnivorous plant authority
  • Armand P. D'Amato, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly, 1973-87
  • Alfonse Martello D'Amato (b. 1937), American Republican politician, U.S. Senator from New York, 1981-99; Defeated, 1998; Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008
  • James J. D'Amato, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1919
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    5. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Damato Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Damato 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 27 March 2016 at 05:44.

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