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What do Orlando's origin from?

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Re: What do Orlando's origin from?

Posted: 26 May 2005 11:18AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 7 Jul 2005 3:19AM GMT
Surnames: Orlando
Buon Giorno Tutti.
Thanks so much for replying Mike. It was good to hear from another Orlando. I get this feeling that the Orlandos are a mighty BIG family in Sicily. IT seems from everything I read that they originated from the Roland family in France, but my question now becomes in what century did they migrate to Sicily. On a more personal note, my grandfather, Francesco came to America sometime around l906-1908 when he was 17 via Ellis Island also, but settled on the lower east side in New York City. I know he was an artist by career and studied at the Cooper Union Art School in New York. Two other questions. Have you or has anybody else here been to Sicily or live in Sicily? I am hoping to go there next March with my cousin, whose father was Michael Orlando, the only son of our grandfather, Francesco, who had three other girls. I am wondering how one goes about finding family over there.

Have a beautiful day. Marianne aka MarieAnne aka Marieoocha.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Angela 22 Jul 2003 3:51AM GMT 
John M. DiNicola, Jr, 27 Jul 2003 8:43PM GMT 
John Orlando 28 May 2004 8:59PM GMT 
twelvetables 24 May 2005 9:31PM GMT 
Mike Orlando 25 May 2005 12:27PM GMT 
twelvetables 26 May 2005 5:18PM GMT 
frankieo8976 23 Jun 2010 3:59AM GMT 
bigskymind1 9 Sep 2012 11:40PM GMT 
Sept1380 10 Sep 2012 12:42PM GMT 
Marg 15 Aug 2005 6:06PM GMT 
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