Early Origins of the Retana family
Sicily. 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.
Early History of the Retana family
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Retana Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ratta, Ratto, Rettori, Rettazzi, Rattazzi, Rattazzo, Rattaro, Rattaglia, Rattagliano, Rattagliata, Rattiglani, Rettaglia, Rettagliano, Rettagliata and many more.
Early Notables of the Retana family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Retana family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Fanny Ratto, who settled in Baltimore in 1832; G. B. Ratto, who came to San Francisco in 1852; Bartholomew Ratto, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1854.
Contemporary Notables of the name Retana (post 1700)
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