The surname Patti was first found in Messina (Sicilian: Missina; Latin: Messana), capital of the Italian province of Messina, on the Strait of Messina, the channel separating Sicily from mainland Italy. Messina is an ancient city, having been founded in the late 8th cent. B.C. by Greek colonists.
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Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times was Ansaldo Patti, who encouraged the arrival of the Normans in Sicily: he was one of the three persons designated as ambassadors of Messina to urge Count Ruggiero of Calabria to liberate Sicily from the Moors. Lucio Patti, considered a brave warrior, conquered the cities of Girgenti and... Another 56 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Patti Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Andrew S Patti, American businessman, president and CEO of the Dial Corp. from 1967 to 1996
Carlotta Patti (1840-1889), Italian vocalist, born at Florence, daughter of a singer named Salvator Patti, a native of Catania (d. 1869); she made her first appearance in 1861 as a concert singer at the Academy of Music in New York
Luis Abelardo Patti (b. 1952), Argentine politician
Guesch Patti (b. 1946), French singer
Adelina Patti (1843-1919), Spanish-born Italian opera singer, one of the most highly regarded Opera singers of the 19th century
Patti McGuire Strong, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996
Patti Duce, American two-time Primetime Emmy nominated producer, known for her work on Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003), Best Ink (2012) and Penn & Teller: Off the Deep End (2005)
Patti Rutland, American choreographer and the artistic director of Patti Rutland Jazz
Patti Stanger (b. 1961), American matchmaker and television personality, known for starring and producing her reality series, The Millionaire Matchmaker, founder and CEO of Millionaire's Club International Inc
Patti Webster (1964-2013), American entertainment publicist and author who represented notable recording artists, athletes, and actors, including Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Usher, Halle Berry, Chris Paul and Holly Robinson Peete