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Tomati, absolutely rare, seems of the West Ligurian, Tomatis is instead typical of western Piedmont, Turin and Cuneese, Tomato is almost unique, tumatis, absolutely extremely rare, it would seem of Cagliaritano, should derive from Archaic modifications of the name Thomas, traces of this knowledge are found in an act of 1328 in Bergamo where the sister Converse Gislina de Tomatis is cited, in Liguria since 1500 with the thomatis counts of Chiusavecchia, of Cellarengo and Menabò, one of them, John Thomatis, is named captain of the militias of the Maro with letters licences of 5-1-1576, later in Rome in the first half of the 1600 in one act a certain brute Tomatis proves to be creditor against those Giovanni Battista Panezio and Bernardino Cortani.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/

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