Month: December 2015

Italian Pride: Amazon Book Offer [Kindle Friendly]

Italian Pride: 101 Reasons to Be Proud You’re Italian – Amazon Book Offer I love a good book – especially if it deals with genealogy or being Italian and I’m always looking for something new to read on cold winter nights.  I love them even more if they’re on sale. . BUT it’s even better when […]

Happy Holidays

From our family to yours…Happy Holidays We’d like to take this opportunity to wish all our readers around the world and their loved ones a very happy and safe holiday season.  Thanks to all the support and encouragement we’ve received over the years this little mailing list has turned into one of the largest databases […]

Sicilian Surnames – History and Onomatology [Luigi Mendola]

Sicilian Surname History and Onomatology This interesting article, found on the Best of Sicily Magazine website and written by Luigi Mendola, attempts to dispel a few myths while considering the origins and development of various surnames and how they originated in Sicily. It takes a bit of reading to fully focus on what he is […]

Italian Family History – Jewish Genealogy in Italy [Repost]

Jewish Genealogy This wonderfully informative site is an excellent starting point to researching your Jewish/Italian ancestry.  You’ll find everything from DNA information to former surnames of Jews by provinces such as Rome, Venice and Sicily. There are also plenty of resource links to explore.  Definitely worth checking it out!  For more Jewish names check out […]

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