[TI] Hyphenated Surnames

Carol Anne clkonfetti at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 14:50:47 CDT 2010


Laura stated,

"Francesco's parents are Francesco Palmisano and Anna Maria Sansone
Francesca Paola's parents are Leonardo Palmisano and Anna Maria
Sansone (Sansone-Zodia)"

What is the significance of hyphenated names in Sicily? How and when
did they arise and how were they used? It appears from the above that
Anna Maria could go by either Sansone or Sansone-Zodia.

So far, I have not been able to discover from the database the parents
of either of the above Anna Maria Sansones. Does anyone know the
parents of either of them?

Carol Anne



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