The Sarno surname is a habitational name, taken on from the place named Sarno, in Salerno province.
Early Origins of the Sarno family
The surname Sarno 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 Sarno family
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Sarno Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Sarno family (pre 1700)
By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon
. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian
emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated... Another 57 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sarno Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Sarno family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Sarno Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Francesca Sarno, age 20, who arrived in American on Mar. 24, 1883, aboard the "Alsatia"
- Carmela Sarno, age 29, who arrived in America on Dec. 23, 1884, aboard the "Chateau Leoville"
- Antonio Sarno, age 41, who arrived in New York on May 25, 1888
- Louis Sarno, who arrived in New York, NY in 1899
Contemporary Notables of the name Sarno (post 1700)
- John Ernest Sarno Jr. (1923-2017), American physician and writer
- Anthony Sarno (b. 1986), American professional ice hockey defenceman
- Amerino J. "Moody" Sarno (1914-1997), American All-American football player and coach
- Joseph W. Sarno (1921-2010), American film director and screenwriter
- Jay Sarno (1922-1984), American business entrepreneur, founder of Caesars Palace hotel and the Circus Circus
- Hector V. Sarno (1880-1953), Italian-born, American silent film actor who appeared in 183 films between 1912 and 1948
- Devin Sarno (b. 1966), American experimental and ambient music performer from Glendale, California
- Kelly Norris Sarno (b. 1966), Canadian-born Grammy Award nominated owner of production company Symphony 19, a video production house
- Peter Sarno (b. 1979), Canadian former professional NHL ice hockey centre from Toronto