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Tortorice Early Origins



The surname Tortorice 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. Tortella was one of the oldest and most noble families in the history of the region from the time of Carlo d'Angio during feudal times.

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Tortorice Spelling Variations


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Tortorice Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tortella, Tortela, Tartella, Tortelli, Tortello and many more.

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Tortorice Early History


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Tortorice Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tortorice research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1314, 1324, 1327, 1662 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Tortorice History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tortorice Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tortorice Early Notables (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 67 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tortorice Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tortorice Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Salvatore Tortorice, aged 20, who emigrated to America, in 1895
  • Anna Tortorice, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1897
  • Giovanni Tortorice, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States, in 1897
  • Pietro Tortorice, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Scharghenti, in 1898

Tortorice Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Paolo Tortorice, who came to West Virginia in 1904
  • Antonio Tortorice, aged 29, who landed in America from Girgenti, in 1905
  • Rosario Tortorice, aged 18, who landed in America from Villabate, in 1906
  • Girolamo Tortorice, aged 38, who settled in America from Sambuca Ferant, Sicily, in 1911

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tortorice (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tortorice (post 1700)



  • Joe Tortorice Jr., American entrepreneur, founding partner in Jason's Deli, a fast casual delicatessen restaurant chain headquartered in Beaumont, Texas in 1976
  • Peggy J. Tortorice, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996

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    Other References

    1. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    2. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    9. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    11. ...

    The Tortorice Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tortorice Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 12 November 2015 at 10:13.

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