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Tufano Early Origins



The surname Tufano was first found in Venice (Italian: Venezia), and seaport occupying one of the most remarkable sites of the world. Centralizing on the Grand Canal the history of the city can be traced through the different styles of architecture Byzantine, Gothic, early Renaissance and late Renaissance. It is rich in ancient palaces, churches, libraries, galleries, monuments, statues, treasures and artifact. Its history is abundant in politics, art, religion, scholarship and conflict. The ducal palace was commenced in 1309. 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.

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Tufano Spelling Variations


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Tufano Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tofano, Tofani, Toffano, Toffani, Toffalo, Toffali, Toffalo, Toffolo, Toffli, Tofful, Foffano, Foffani, Tofanelli, Tofanini, Tofanari, Toffanello, Toffanini, Toffanin, Toffoletti, Toffolet, Toffetti, Toffolini, Toffoloni, Toffolon, Toffoloni, Toffolato, Toffolatti, Toffano and many more.

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Tufano Early History


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Tufano Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tufano research. Another 273 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1550, 1597, 1605, and 1649 are included under the topic Early Tufano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tufano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tufano Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Tufano 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 or some of its variants were: Sebastian Tofanelli, who arrived in America on October 3, 1887 aboard the "La Bretagne"; Luigi Tofelli, who arrived in San Francisco, California on July 31, 1893 aboard the "Werra".

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tufano (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tufano (post 1700)



  • Dennis Stanley Joseph Tufano (1946-1960), American singer, best known as the original lead singer of the 1960s rock group The Buckinghams
  • Peter Tufano (b. 1959), Peter Moores Dean and Professor of Finance at Saïd Business School

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    6. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    9. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    10. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
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    The Tufano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tufano 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 15 February 2017 at 10:40.

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