Ligurians in America: top 50 common surnames
✅ Before starting to read about Ligurians in America, here are some really interesting links about Liguria and Tigullio. Take a look! 😉
- Camogli: 5 things to see absolutely
- The Christ of the Abyss
- Portofino Vetta, the “other” Portofino
- Genova Nervi: 3 things to see absolutely
- San Michele di Pagana: what to see?
- Tigullio: 5 Things you can’t miss!
- Rapallo Castle, the symbol of the city, by the sea
- Tigullio: 10 (and more) reason for a Winter visit
- Tigullio: 5 curious things you need to know!
- Love in Portofino: the very original song
- Portofino song: the TOP 5
- Tigullio’s TOP 5 most instgrammable places
From the end of the nineteenth century, until the end of First World War, the Ligurian emigration movement intensified, mainly of people coming from Tigullio’s inland, particularly Val Fontanabuona – behind Chiavari and Lavagna.
The Ligurian population in America, mainly settled in the “West Village”, a part of the neighborhood known as Greenwich Village , located in the borough of Manhattan, New York.
ℹ If you want to know why Ligurians left for America, we recommend you to read here.
Several families with Ligurian surnames, still reside in this area today, where numerous Ligurian names can be found among bar, restaurants and businesses.
Most of these, who emigrated to America looking for a job, married American or Italian-American women.
➡ Ligurians: below, the ranking of the 50 Ligurian Surnames, most common in the USA.
Continue reading and find the number of how many people with that surname, live in the USA today (statistics updated to 2021)