[TI] [Fwd: Salvatore=ToTo]

Joan Petrulis jlip37 at verizon.net
Mon Jul 28 03:39:46 EEST 2008


Yes, I have a grandfather Salvatore Chiaramonte who was called Sam and I 
have an uncle Salvatore Indovina who was called Toto (with the accent on the 
second syllable).
Joan Petrulis


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Geraci" <ken_geraci at yahoo.com>
To: <terminiimerese at comunesofitaly.org>
Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2008 10:04 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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