Germany descent." It was also a Jewish name in Italy, given to or taken by Ashkenazic Jews in Italy. The name Tedeschi is the plural form of Tedesco.
Early Origins of the Tedeschi family
Sicily (Italian: Sicilia), the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea where someone of the name of Cau is said to have come to Italy with the House of Hohenstaufen Dynasty from Swabia (in Germany,) and served under Emperor Henry VI (Arrigo VI of Svevia,) King of Sicily from 1194 to 1197.
Early History of the Tedeschi family
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Tedeschi Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Tedisco, Todeschi, Todesco, Tedeschi and others.
Early Notables of the Tedeschi family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tedeschi family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francesco Tedeschi, age 23, who arrived in New York on April 23, 1883, aboard the "Brittania"; Aniello Tedesco, age 28, who arrived in New York on Feb. 24, 1883 aboard the ".
Contemporary Notables of the name Tedeschi (post 1700)
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