Birth Name: Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 14, 1996
*Italian, French-Canadian, with remote Swiss-French and English (mother)
Lourdes Leon is the eldest daughter of American musician Madonna and of her former personal trainer, Cuban-born Carlos Leòn. Lourdes’ full name is Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon. Her half-brother, from her mother’s side, is Rocco Ritchie.
Lourdes’s paternal grandmother is named Maria Leon.
Lourdes’s maternal grandfather is Silvio Anthony Ciccone (the son of Gaetano I./S. Ciccone and Michelina Dijulio/Di Julio). Silvio was born in Pennsylvania. Gaetano was from Pacentro, Province of L’Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy, and was the son of Nicola Pietro Ciccone and Anna Maria Mancini. Michelina was also from Pacentro, and was the daughter of Raffaele Dijulio and Concetta or Giovanna Battista Laccone.
Lourdes’s maternal grandmother was Madonna Louise Fortin (the daughter of Willard William Fortin and Elsie/Elise Mae Fortin). Lourdes’s grandmother Madonna was born in Michigan. Willard was the son of Narcisse “Nelson” Fortin and Marie Rose/Rosie Eleanor LaJoie. Elsie was the daughter of Guilliame/Guillaume Henri Fortin and Marie Louise Demers dumay.
Sources: Genealogy of Lourdes Leon – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Lourdes’s mother (focusing on her own mother’s side) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
One of Lourdes’s French ancestors – http://www.perche-quebec.com
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