The Salomone surname was created from the Biblical personal name
Early Origins of the Salomone family
The surname Salomone was first found in Sardinia (Italian: Sardegna, Sardinian: Sardigna), the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. The original inhabitants were Sicels. The Greeks colonized in 735 B.C. Phoenician settlements began in 6th century. Carthaginians arrived 410. Romans
arrived, then the Saracens. Then the Norman Conquest
said to be Sicily's brightest hour, 1057 A.D and taking 35 years. They made Sicilians the leading Maritimes power in the Mediterranean, and King Roger of Sicily
one of the greatest Kings in Europe. From Sicily
they invaded Greece. 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 Salomone family
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Salomone Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Salomone, Salomoni, Salomon, Slamone and others.
Early Notables of the Salomone family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Salomone family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Catharina Salomon, who arrived in North America in 1758; Antonio Salamone, who arrived in North America in 1821; and Rocco Antonio Salamone, who settled in Illinois in 1907..
Contemporary Notables of the name Salomone (post 1700)
- Alphonse W. Salomone Jr. (1919-1993), Canadian-born, American hotelier from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Vice President of the Hilton Hotel Corporation's Eastern properties, manager of the New York Hiltons, and New York's Plaza Hotel, Ritz-Carlton, and the Waldorf Astoria New York
- Rocco Salomone (1965-2015), American head football coach at The College at Brockport, State University of New York in Brockport, New York from 1995 to 2012
- Bruno Salomone (b. 1970), French actor and comedian
- Saint Salomone Leclercq (1745-1792), French Roman Catholic professed religious who was killed during the French Revolution for his refusal to swear an oath of allegiance to the new government