Tomè History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Tomè family

The surname Tomè 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.

Important Dates for the Tomè family

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Tomè Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tummillo, Tomisto, Tomei, Tomèo, Tomè, Tommèi, Tommè, Tomini, Tumino, Tuminèlli, Tumiòtto, Tumiàti, Tumiàtti, Tomissi, Tomizza, Tumissi, Tumizza, Tommaso, Tommasèo and many more.

Early Notables of the Tomè family (pre 1700)

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Tomè migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tomè Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Tome, who landed in America in 1782 [1]
Tomè Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Pablo Tome, aged 26, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1805 [1]
  • Jose Tome, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816 [1]
  • Ramon Tome, aged 25, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1850 [1]
  • Paulino Tome, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1887 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Tomè (post 1700)

  • Jacob Tome (1810-1898), American Republican politician, Member of Maryland State Senate, 1864; Candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1871 [2]

Historic Events for the Tomè family

Empress of Ireland
  • Mr. Luigi Tome (1889-1914), American Third Class Passenger from Duluth, Minnesota, United States who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking [3]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, October 21) . Retrieved from
  3. ^ Commemoration Empress of Ireland 2014. (Retrieved 2014, June 17) . Retrieved from
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