Term could have two strains, in the upper Bari and western Sicily, Palermo and Agrigentino, terms in addition to small strains, probably secondary, in Friuli, Perugino and the Roman, has a large distribution throughout Sicily, where They should derive from toponyms such as: Termini Imerese (PA) or Casteltermini (AG), while in the rest of Italy should be indicators of provenance from one of the many term toponyms or terms. Additions provided by Giovanni Cacciola (Mascali) of Origin French, the term family, called anciently Termes, drew his surname from the homonymous lordship near Arques. In Sicily was then named term. We have news of a Matthew, rational Master in the year 1283. Bernardino, Baron of Birribidia and Senator of Palermo in 1506-7, 1514-15, 1517-18 and 1520-21. The coat of arms of the term family or Termes has the following emblems: Blue to the Golden band accompanied by three stars of the same, ordered two in the Cape and one in tip. This coat of arms is also present in the famous Palazzo Corvaia in Taormina. Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Termini is Sicilian surname but widespread throughout Italy. It has at the base the Latin word ' terminus ' = "Place of boundary", but also ' terms ', the god of the borders. Name: Termini (NA), fraction of Massa Lubrense.
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