Early Origins of the Santagata family
The surname Santagata was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) former capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in southern Italy; it is the chief city of the province of Naples. It shares with Instanbul the claim to be the most beautiful city in Europe. Naples has 237 Churches and 57 Chapels. The National Museum and other galleries contain riches in art and artifacts. 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 Santagata family
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Santagata Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Santagata, Sandagata, Santegata, Sandegata and others.
Early Notables of the Santagata family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Santagata family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alessandro Santagada, who arrived in New York city in 1893.
Contemporary Notables of the name Santagata (post 1700)
- Walter Santagata, Professor at the University of Turin