Early Origins of the Tropiano family
The surname Tropiano 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 Tropiano family
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Tropiano Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Tropea, Trupea, Troppa, Truppa, Tropia, Trupia, Tropeano, Tropiano and many more.
Early Notables of the Tropiano family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tropiano family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: F. Tropea, who settled in Alaska in 1918.
Contemporary Notables of the name Tropiano (post 1700)
- Joseph Tropiano, American writer, best known for his play Big Night which received three national awards and three nominations