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Foti Early Origins



The surname Foti was first found in Ferrara, a city and comune in Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy, capital city of the Province of Ferrara. History dates the city back to 753. It was at war with Venice in 1471. It is a walled city and notable is the Church of S.Cristoforo. Knitted goods and shawls are made. 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 was in itself a family honor.

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Foti Spelling Variations


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Foti Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Fantino, Fantato, Fano, Fanti, Fantoni, Fani, Fantacci, Fantazzi, Fantazzini and many more.

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Foti Early History


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Foti Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Foti research. Another 389 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1317 and 1408 are included under the topic Early Foti History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Foti Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Foti Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Foti 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:

Foti Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Louis Foti settled in New Orleans in 1838

Foti Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Vincenzo Foti arrived in Arkansas in 1900
  • Stefano Foti arrived in Arkansas in 1918

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Contemporary Notables of the name Foti (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Foti (post 1700)



  • Stephen Foti, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924
  • Charles Foti, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2004
  • Antonino "Tony" Foti (b. 1962), Italian General Manager of the Italian Softball League's San Marino Titano team
  • Pasquale Foti (b. 1950), Italian entrepreneur, and president of Reggina Calcio
  • Salvatore Foti (b. 1988), Italian footballer
  • Adam Foti (b. 1984), Australian football striker of Italian descent

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    6. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    8. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    9. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    10. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
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    The Foti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Foti 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 4 November 2015 at 13:11.

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