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The Puglisi surname, though generally associated with the region of Tuscany is said to have derived from the place name Apulia (Italian Puglia) in southeastern Italy, in the region commonly know as the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. These habitational names, taken on from place names are perhaps the least frequent of the major types of surnames found in Italy. They often bore the prefix "di," which signified emigration from one place to another, and did not necessarily denote nobility.

Puglisi Early Origins



The surname Puglisi was first found in the city of Florence.

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Puglisi Spelling Variations


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Puglisi Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Puglia, Puglielli, Pugliano, Puglianiello, Pugliarello, Pugliatti, Puliatti, Pugliati, Pugliese, Pugliesi and many more.

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Puglisi Early History


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Puglisi Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Puglisi research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1271, 1396, 1600, and 1636 are included under the topic Early Puglisi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Puglisi Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Puglisi Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Puglisi 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:

Puglisi Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Andrea Puglisi, aged 45, who landed in America from Villarosa, Sicily, in 1907
  • Agata Puglisi, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Militello, Italy, in 1909
  • Angelo Puglisi, aged 21, who landed in America from Castrogiovanni, Italy, in 1909
  • Alfio Puglisi, aged 20, who settled in America from Roccolumera, Italy, in 1910
  • Agata Puglisi, aged 18, who landed in America from Zafferono, Italy, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Puglisi (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Puglisi (post 1700)



  • Salvatore J. Puglisi, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Middletown, Connecticut, 1960-71 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Claudio Puglisi (b. 1960), Italian former football referee and linesman
  • Marcello Puglisi (b. 1986), Italian racing driver
  • Giuseppe 'Pino' Puglisi (1937-1993), Italian Roman Catholic priest who challenged the Mafia who controlled his neighbourhood, and was accordingly killed by them on his 56th birthday, inspiration of the film, In the Sunlight (2005)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  2. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
  3. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
  4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. 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. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
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The Puglisi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Puglisi 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.

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