In addition to research on the di Tota family of Campobasso, a great deal of research has been done on other Italian surnames originating from the same general region of southern Italy. The majority of the names listed below are, in some way, connected with descendants of the di Tota family that eventually settled in Connecticut, but certainly these names cover a much wider geographic area.
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Di Cesare / De Cesare
If you are interested in seeing a visual concentration of surnames in Italy today, there is a very clever Web site (written in Italian) which will allow you to map surnames in Italy. Using this link, enter the Surname (Cognome) in the box at the upper left of your new browser window and press enter.