Zammit History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Zammit family

The surname Zammit 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 Zammit family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zammit research. Another 99 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1370 and 1815 are included under the topic Early Zammit History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Zammit Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Zumaeta, Zumalli, Zammaretti, Zumali, Somma, Samudio, Zommeta and many more.

Early Notables of the Zammit family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Zammit Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Zammit family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Giovanni Zumini, who arrived at San Francisco on Mar. 16, 1885 aboard the "Normandie"; Giuseppe Zomelli of S. Mariao, Italy, who arrived at Ellis Island on Feb 28, 1904 aboard the ".


Contemporary Notables of the name Zammit (post 1700) +

  • Hayden Paul Zammit OAM (b. 1994), Australian student known for his efforts in volunteering
  • Ninu Zammit (b. 1952), Maltese politician
  • Nicholas Zammit (1815-1899), Maltese medical doctor, an architect, an artistic designer
  • Paul Zammit (b. 1941), former Australian Liberal politician
  • Sir Themistocles "Temi" Zammit (1864-1935), Maltese archaeologist and historian
  • Ivan Zammit (b. 1972), Maltese former professional footballer

Halifax Explosion
  • Mr. Guiseppe  Zammit, Canadian Horseman aboard the SS Curaca from Toronto, Ontario, Canada who died in the explosion [1]


  1. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance


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