Early Origins of the Semino family
The surname Semino was first found in Calabria a territorial district of Italy. Ancient Calabria was in Lecce. Modern Calabria is in the southern extremity of Italy coasting the straits of Messina. Reggio and Messina are the cities of note. This beautiful region produces wine. Olive oil and fruit. Reggio was heavily bombed during WWII because of its strategical link with 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 Semino family
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Semino Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Seminara, Seminaro, Semino, Someraro, Seminati, Semino, Seminerio, Sominati and many more.
Early Notables of the Semino 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 68 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Semino Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Semino family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: many who arrived at Ellis Island
. Among them were Agostino Seminara Partinico of Sicily
, who arrived in 1910; Anna Maria Seminara of Gangi, Palermo, who came in 1907.
Contemporary Notables of the name Semino (post 1700)