Early Origins of the Tomassi family
The surname Tomassi 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 Tomassi family
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Tomassi Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Tommasi, Tomasi, Tomci, Tomassi, Tommassi, Tomaz, Tomas, Toma, Tomati, Tomatis, Tomadi, Tomado, Tomasich, Tomassich, Tommaselli, Tommasella, Tommasello, Tommasetti, Tommasini, Tommasuzzi, Tommasoni, Tomasino, Tomasin, Tomassini, Tomasicchio, Tomasuzzi, Tomasoni, Tomassoni, Tomasutti, Tomadini, Tomadin, Tomadoni, Tomaelli, Tomaello, Tomaella, Tomaini, Tomaino and many more.
Early Notables of the Tomassi 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 59 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tomassi Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Tomassi family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Dierich Toma, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1736; Benedt Tomas, who settled in Philadelphia in 1737; Adam Tomas, who came to Philadelphia in 1747; Frederick Toma, who arrived in Philadelphia sometime between 1787 and 1788.
Contemporary Notables of the name Tomassi (post 1700)
- Malgosia Tomassi, Polish interior designer, wife of actor Stacy Keach
- Tony Tomassi (b. 1971), Canadian politician in Quebec, MNA for LaFontaine (2003-2012)