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surnames of the Maltese islands

an etymological dictionary : [the origin and meaning of over 1100 entries]

by Mario Cassar

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Published by Book distributors limited in Malta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Personal -- Malta -- Dictionaries -- English.,
  • Maltese language -- Etymology -- Names.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMario Cassar.
    GenreDictionaries
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS2940.M3 C37 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlxvii, 398 p. ;
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19875425M
    ISBN 109990972176

      There’s not much diversity in surnames here in Malta and a mere handful go to making up most of island’s phone directory. We’re asked time and again by foreign visitors about this repetition of Maltese family names. So, at Malta Inside Out, we decided to explain the naming game, thanks to guest blogger, Nanette Johnson.   This book covers the maritime history of the Maltese Islands from the ancient period to the British era. It also includes a section dedicated to .

    For information about records for non-Christian religions in Malta, go to the Religious Records page. Church registers are the primary source of birth, marriage, and death information in Malta before the beginning of civil registration in They identify names of parents, prove other. This book discusses the remarkable plant diversity of the Maltese Archipelago. Despite its relatively small area and long-term human exploitation, many different plant .

      Synonyms are given where it is necessary to connect the modern names with those in John Borg's Descriptive Flora of the Maltese Islands (). English names are given for every species. For those species occurring in the British Isles the names selected by a special committee of the Botanical Society of the British Isles (Dony et al. ( Bugeja is a surname originating in the Mediterranean island of l locations have the placename According to Cassar the first recorded use was in , a Militia List includes Pinu Bugeja. Old variations are Bugeia, Bugia, Bugeya, Bugeija and Bogeia. The surname can be found in Greece as well, due to immigration, in other variations such as Boutzegia(s) (in Greek .


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Surnames of the Maltese islands by Mario Cassar Download PDF EPUB FB2

The surnames of the Maltese Islands: Book Distributors Ltd., - Names, Personal n. form of surname given name Gozo hypocoristic form immigrant originating Irish Italian Italy Late Lat later date LNMD Locally the surname Maltese meaning descendant Melegnano Mercieca metonym name or nickname nickname or occupational Noms des Familles.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. The surnames of the Maltese Islands: an etymological dictionary in SearchWorks catalog.

Abstract. To students of Sicilian history, the case of Malta, a dependency of Sicily untilis particularly illuminating because it presents them with the development of an arrested phase in the process of massive social change that transformed the human face of Sicily in the centuries following the Norman Conquest.

1 In Malta, the broad cultural and religious transformations Author: Geoffrey Hull. Surnames such as Gatt, Calleja, Mallia, Mizzi, Busuttil, Falzon, Xerri, Cauchi, Zahra and Ellul are all featured in the while other less surnames of the Maltese islands book ones such as Cumbo, Parnis, Teuma, Xiriha, Stivala, Ciappara, Fiteni, Cini, Galdes, and Gristi rank towards the end of the list.

Is your surname ranked in the list. Let us know. It is a book that really portrays the origin of every Jewish person ancestry. Thank G-d we have this book. The surnames of the Maltese Islands: an etymological dictionary Mario Cassar Snippet view - Bibliographic information. Title: Jewish Family Names and Their Origins: An Etymological Dictionary: Authors: Heinrich Walter 3/5(6).

Surnames showing places in Malta The few original Maltese surnames are those which show places of origin, for example, Chircop (Kirkop), Lia (Lija), Balzan (Balzan), Valletta (Valletta), Sciberras. Surnames indicating places in Malta. Some names Maltese family originated in the places where these families lived.

Example: Chircop, Curmi, Dingli, Dimech, Farrugia, Lia, Balzan, Valletta, Xiberras, Sciberras (hill on which Valletta was built). Bajada originates mainly Gozo.

Some surnames, such as Harabi, Razul, Xara, Hakem, Maxta, and Burasvanished almost completely by the time the Knights appropriated the Maltese Islands. Others, so to speak, survived in disguised forms. The Maltese present in Vittoria and Scoglitti belong to a later age and a longer period ( to ), therefore most entries have a surname after their Christian name.

the description is the meaning and history write-up for the name; separate search terms with spaces; search for an exact phrase by surrounding it with double quotes. example: "lord of the rings" will match names from the novel 'The Lord of the.

Maltese surnames reflect the rich and interesting history of the Maltese islands. They can give a clear idea of a Maltese individual’s ancestors, such as their way of life, career, and even some aspects of their personality or traits.

Discover more about the origins of some Maltese surnames as well as their meanings in the infographic below. Maltese surnames reflect the rich and interesting history of the Maltese islands.

They can give a clear idea of a Maltese individual's ancestors, such as their way of life, career, and even some aspects of their personality or traits. Discover more about the origins of some Maltese surnames as well as their meanings in the infographic below.

Mario Cassar is a lecturer of Maltese at the University of Malta Junior College and is the President of the Akkademja tal-Malti. He is the author of Ir-Reqqa tal-Kitba (), The Surnames of the Maltese Islands: An Etymological Dictionary (), and several critical essays and papers related to the study of Maltese onomastics, language, and literature.

Last Bastion: Sketches of the Maltese Islands Hardcover – January 1, by Eric Brockman (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Eric Brockman. Based on the history and genealogy of the Maltese people.

Online and free since is based on the history and genealogy of the Maltese people. Said-Vassallo Group Pty Ltd. Click here to visit the Said-Vassallo Group website. About the Web Master / Author. Click here to read about the web master's biography - Charles Said.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Camilleri (/ kæmɪlˈɛəri /; Italian: [kamilˈlɛri]) is a common surname in Malta and, to a lesser extent, in Italy (most typically in Sicily).

The surname is believed to have originated in the 12th century and derives from the Latin term "camelarius" (camel driver, cameleer). The study integrates the palaeogeographic issues linked to the ancient and intriguing history of the different civilizations that succeeded on the islands for thousands of years.

The book also focuses on the N habitats. Contents - Preface. - Physyography.- History of the Flora and Vegetation.- Syntaxonomical Arrangment of Vegetation. About the Book: Orchids of the Maltese Islands contains the most up-to-date information about the orchids of Malta, backed by twelve years of surveying and research by botanist and taxonomist Stephen Mifsud.

The book features: All species occurring in the Maltese Islands, including new species to science described from Malta. The surname Maltese was first found in Sardinia (Italian: Sardegna, Sardinian: Sardigna), the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.

The original inhabitants were Sicels. Research shows that records of the Maltese family date back to the noble Maltese family in Sicily, where Remigio Maltese was a castleowner in Lentini and Paolino.

Probably, the oldest documented surnames in Malta are Grech, Calleja, Falzon, Attard, and Lentini. Grech and Calleja go back to the 13th century Angevin times. Internationally-renowned tenor Joseph. Key to the Titles of Nobility of the Maltese islands. * The Maltese nobility - General information, Assessment of private interpretations, Official documents, Courts' application of rules, General principles, General Principles on Foreign titles, Application of General Principles, Particular Maltese Fiefs, Particular Maltese Titles, Particular Hybrid titles, Particular Foreign .The next in the series of educational presentations organised by Din l-Art Helwa is a lecture by Professor Godfrey Wettinger on Place -names and surnames in Malta’s medieval history.Of surnames recorded in the Census, Borg, Camilleri and Vella stand out as the most common, covering between them almost 10% of the population, the National Statistics Office.