Saturday, April 30, 2011

Maltese Surnames

Most interesting article about Maltese Surnames at
http://www.geneanum.com/malte/documents/genealogie/les-patronymes-maltais.html

It is in French but your browsers translator should handle it no problem.

the article containsa table of the frequency of Maltese Surnames which shows that abhout 25 percent of the Maltese population are named Borg.


I have copied the table below:


BORG is leading the Past ... a Maltese on 25 carries this name.
Following: VELLA , FARRUGIA, Camilleri and Zammit
The table below provides the prizes for first 120 names:
1
BORG
21
CALLEJA
41
AZZOPARDI
61
BONELLO
81
CILIA
101
PULLICINO
2
VELLA 
22
PORTELLI 
42
Psaila 
62
FORMOSA 
82
CURMI 
102
AXIS 
3
FARRUGIA 
23
GATT 
43
VASSALLO 
63
CASHA 
83
Teuma 
103
GAFA 
4
CAMILLERI 
24
GRIMA 
44
ZAHRA 
64
Ciantar 
84
GRIST 
104
BAJADA 
5
ZAMMIT 
25
Bugeja 
45
Saliba 
65
ZERAFA 
85
BALZAN 
105
Pulis 
6
GRECH 
26
MALLIA 
46
CACHIA 
66
TONNA 
86
AZZOPARDI 
106
Abdille 
7
GALEA 
27
MIZZI 
47
Azzopardi 
67
DALLI 
87
DINGLE 
107
GRECH / GREG 
8
CARUANA
28
BUSUTTIL
48
MAGRO
68
CHETCUTI
88
SAyDS
108
Fiten
9
AGIUS
29
Sammut
49
MANGION
69
FRENDO
89
CAMENZULI
109
GERADA
10
CASSAR
30
ABELA
50
BARBARA
70
Darmanin
90
PARNES
110
CASSIA
11
ATTARD
31
GAUCI
51
MAMO
71
BONAVIA
91
CUMBO
111
RIZZO
12
MICALLEF
32
FALZON
52
BARTOLO
72
TANTI
92
CREMONA
112
CORDINA
13
MIFSUD
33
Xerri
53
Bezzina
73
CALLUS
93
ABEJ
113
DELIA
14
SPITERI
34
XICLUNA
54
XUEREB
74
SANT
94
CATANIA
114
Ciappara
15
PACE
35
BUTTIGIEG
55
ZARB
75
FELICI
95
CARDONA
115
Coleiro
16
MUSCAT
36
CAUCHI
56
Cutajar
76
DE BRINCAT
96
Cuschieri
116
SULTANA
17
BONNICI
37
AQUILINA
57
BUHAGIAR
77
Briffa
97
CINI
117
Bigen
18
FENECH
38
ELLUL
58
DIMECH
78
CHIRCOP
98
GALDI
118
Stival
19
SCHEMBRI
39
TABONE
59
MERCIECA
79
PISANO
99
SACCO
119
SOLTANI
20
Debono
40
Xiberras
60
BALDACCHINO
80
SEICHEL
100
REFALO
120
XIRIHA

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