Tag: Italian

FOUNDLING SURNAMES

Here is a list of some common foundling surnames which were often given to abandoned children prior to 1928.  Children were often named by record keepers or officials in the town.  However, sometimes wealthy members of the town or even those who accepted responsibly for the child (such as a god parent or guardian) were known to […]

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 […]

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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