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
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.