[TI] [Fwd: Salvatore=ToTo]

anniegoe anniegoe at access995.com
Sun Jul 27 22:38:56 EEST 2008


Welcome back.
Toto is very common in Sicily for Salvatore. Remember 96 year old Lena, her 
brother was called Tori.
For those of you who met Lena, she was 96 7/7 and her son died 7/8. 
(Franciene, Ken, Josi)
Ann

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Geraci" <ken_geraci at yahoo.com>
To: <terminiimerese at comunesofitaly.org>
Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2008 11:04 AM
Subject: Re: [TI] [Fwd: Salvatore=ToTo]


>I have heard "ToTo" also for Salvatore. My elderly cousin, Mike Marcellino, 
>told me a few years ago about a Salvatore relative who used the nickname 
>"ToTo". Perhaps "ToTo" is a separate nickname in addition to "Turri"? Maybe 
>"ToTo" is a playful derivative of the middle part of salvaTOre?
>
> My other cousin, Sal Marcellino, goes by the American nickname "Sonny" for 
> Sal.
>
> Ken Geraci
>
> --- On Thu, 7/24/08, graceolivo at comcast.net <graceolivo at comcast.net> 
> wrote:
>
>> From: graceolivo at comcast.net <graceolivo at comcast.net>
>> Subject: Re: [TI] [Fwd: Salvatore=Sam?]
>> To: terminiimerese at comunesofitaly.org
>> Date: Thursday, July 24, 2008, 7:43 PM
>> Sicilians call Salvatores "Turridu" and sometimes
>> it's abbreviated to "Turri" - could that be
>> what you're hearing?
>>
>> Grace Lancieri Olivo
>> www.italianancestry.com/coi
>>
>>  -------------- Original message ----------------------
>> From: "anniegoe" <anniegoe at access995.com>
>> > Madeleine my cousin from Sicily is Toto!  His name is
>> Salvatore. When he
>> > visited 2 years ago we enjoyed him so much.  He never
>> quit talking, and we
>> > could not understand him.  A cousin was our
>> interpreter.  We did not
>> > understand Sicilian or Italian.  My Mother was born in
>> American my Father
>> > was born in Villarosa.  I think your friend Rose has
>> that connection.
>> > Ann
>> > ----- Original Message ----- 
>> > From: "M GILL" <mgill494 at rogers.com>
>> > To: <terminiimerese at comunesofitaly.org>
>> > Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2008 4:21 PM
>> > Subject: Re: [TI] [Fwd: Salvatore=Sam?]
>> >
>> >
>> > >
>> > >>My father was born Salvatore and was called
>> Sam.
>> > > His first grandson was named after him and is
>> called
>> > > Sal.
>> > > We have many Salvatore's in our family tree.
>> Tg\he new
>> > > generation are called Sal.
>> > > In Termini they are called TO To .
>> > > Madeleine
>> > >
>> > >
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