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Zammit Early Origins



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.

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Zammit Spelling Variations


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Zammit Spelling Variations



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

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Zammit Early History


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Zammit Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zammit research. Another 130 words (9 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.

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Zammit Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zammit 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 59 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Zammit 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: 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 "La Champagne.".

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zammit (post 1700)


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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

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Zammit Historic Events


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Zammit Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Mr. Guiseppe  Zammit, Canadian Horseman aboard the SS Curaca from Toronto, Ontario, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    3. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    10. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    11. ...

    The Zammit Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zammit 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 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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