Early Origins of the Tufano family
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.
Early History of the Tufano family
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Tufano 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.
Early Notables of the Tufano family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tufano family to the New World and Oceana
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 ".
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