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Zahra Bani

by fraciscovargas1545 on June 24, 2018

Place of Birth: Mogadishu, Somalia

Date of Birth: 31 December, 1979

Ethnicity:
*Italian (father)
*Somali (mother)

Zahra Bani is a Somali-Italian javelin thrower. She was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, to an Italian father and a Somali mother. In 1989, she moved to Torino, Italy, with her family and started playing volleyball.

Her father, Giuseppe Bani, is from Livorno, Tuscany.

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Leopold Ross

by Manila on May 3, 2018

Birth Name: Leopold Lincoln Fitzgerald Ross

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: 19 August, 1980

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, 1/8 Italian, distant Welsh

Leopold Ross is a British musician and record producer.

Leopold is the son of Roxana Rose Catherine Naila “Bunty” (Lampson) and Ian Cowper Ross. His older siblings are musician, songwriter, record producer, and audio engineer Atticus Ross and model and actress Liberty Ross.

Leopold’s paternal grandfather was named Charles Edward Ross.

Leopold’s maternal grandfather was Sir Miles Wedderburn Lampson, 1st Baron Killearn (the son of Norman George Lampson and Helen Agnes Smith Blackburn). The 1st Baron Killearn was a diplomat. Norman was the son of an American emigrant, Sir Curtis Miranda Lampson, 1st Baronet, of New Haven, Vermont, and of Jane Walter Sibley, or Lady Jane Walter Sibley, of Sutton, Massachusetts. Helen was Scottish, from Killearn, Stirlingshire, the daughter of Peter Blackburn and Jean Wedderburn.

Leopold’s maternal grandmother was Jacqueline Aldine Leslie Castellani (the daughter of Sir Aldo Castellani and Josephine). Jacqueline was born in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Aldo was an Italian pathologist and bateriologist, from Florence, and was the son of Ettore Castellani and Violante Giuliani. Josephine was from Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire (now West Yorkshire), and was the daughter of George Ambler Stead, who was of English descent, and of an Irish emigrant, Emily Charlotte French, of Ballinasloe, County Roscommon.

Leopold’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandmother, Eliza Dawson.

Sources: Genealogy of Leopold Ross – http://www.thepeerage.com

Genealogy of Leopold Ross (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

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Liberty Ross

by Manila on May 3, 2018

Liberty Ross – 2016 LACMA Art + Film Gala Honoring Robert Irwin and Kathryn Bigelow Presented by Gucci – Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), 5905 Wilshire Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Liberty Lettice Lark Ross

Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 23 September, 1978

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, 1/8 Italian, distant Welsh

Liberty Ross is a British model and actress.

Liberty is the daughter of Roxana Rose Catherine Naila “Bunty” (Lampson) and Ian Cowper Ross. Her brothers are musicians and record producers Atticus Ross and Leopold Ross. Liberty is married to American music producer Jimmy Iovine. She has two children with her former husband, film director Rupert Sanders.

Liberty’s paternal grandfather was named Charles Edward Ross.

Liberty’s maternal grandfather was Sir Miles Wedderburn Lampson, 1st Baron Killearn (the son of Norman George Lampson and Helen Agnes Smith Blackburn). The 1st Baron Killearn was a diplomat. Norman was the son of an American emigrant, Sir Curtis Miranda Lampson, 1st Baronet, of New Haven, Vermont, and of Jane Walter Sibley, or Lady Jane Walter Sibley, of Sutton, Massachusetts. Helen was Scottish, from Killearn, Stirlingshire, the daughter of Peter Blackburn and Jean Wedderburn.

Liberty’s maternal grandmother was Jacqueline Aldine Leslie Castellani (the daughter of Sir Aldo Castellani and Josephine). Jacqueline was born in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Aldo was an Italian pathologist and bateriologist, from Florence, and was the son of Ettore Castellani and Violante Giuliani. Josephine was from Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire (now West Yorkshire), and was the daughter of George Ambler Stead, who was of English descent, and of an Irish emigrant, Emily Charlotte French, of Ballinasloe, County Roscommon.

Liberty’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandmother, Eliza Dawson.

Sources: Genealogy of Liberty Ross – http://www.thepeerage.com

Genealogies of Liberty Ross (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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Atticus Ross

by Manila on May 3, 2018

Atticus Ross and Trent Reznor – 63rd Annual DGA Awards – Arrivals – Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Bob Charlotte / PR Photos

Birth Name: Atticus Cowper Ross

Place of Birth: Lambeth, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 16 January, 1968

Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, 1/8 Italian, distant Welsh

Atticus Ross is a British musician, songwriter, record producer, and audio engineer. He is a member of the American industrial band Nine Inch Nails, alongside Trent Reznor. Atticus and Trent won the Academy Award for Original Score for The Social Network.

Atticus is the son of Roxana Rose Catherine Naila “Bunty” (Lampson) and Ian Cowper Ross. His younger siblings are model and actress Liberty Ross and musician and record producer Leopold Ross. Atticus is married to Claudia Avia Sarne, with whom he has three children.

Atticus’ paternal grandfather was named Charles Edward Ross.

Atticus’ maternal grandfather was Sir Miles Wedderburn Lampson, 1st Baron Killearn (the son of Norman George Lampson and Helen Agnes Smith Blackburn). The 1st Baron Killearn was a diplomat. Norman was the son of an American emigrant, Sir Curtis Miranda Lampson, 1st Baronet, of New Haven, Vermont, and of Jane Walter Sibley, or Lady Jane Walter Sibley, of Sutton, Massachusetts. Helen was Scottish, from Killearn, Stirlingshire, the daughter of Peter Blackburn and Jean Wedderburn.

Atticus’ maternal grandmother was Jacqueline Aldine Leslie Castellani (the daughter of Sir Aldo Castellani and Josephine). Jacqueline was born in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Aldo was an Italian pathologist and bateriologist, from Florence, and was the son of Ettore Castellani and Violante Giuliani. Josephine was from Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire (now West Yorkshire), and was the daughter of George Ambler Stead, who was of English descent, and of an Irish emigrant, Emily Charlotte French, of Ballinasloe, County Roscommon.

Atticus’ matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandmother, Eliza Dawson.

Sources: Genealogy of Atticus Ross – http://www.thepeerage.com

Genealogy of Atticus Ross (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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Cameron Cuffe

by follers on February 24, 2018

Cameron Cuffe – 2018 NBCUniversal Winter Press Tour – Arrivals – The Langham Huntington Hotel – Pasadena, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Carla Van Wagoner / PR Photos

Birth Name: Cameron Charles D. Cuffe

Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: c. April 1993

Ethnicity: Italian (37.5%), Irish, Scottish, English

Cameron Cuffe is a British actor. He will star in the show Krypton.

His father is American, from Malden, Massachusetts, and is of half Irish and half Italian descent. Cameron’s mother is British, and has one quarter Italian acestry.

Cameron’s paternal grandfather was Philip Joseph Cuffe (the son of James Francis Cuffe and Margaret Elizabeth Tully). Philip was born in Massachusetts. James was born in Kilmacow, Kilkenny, Ireland, the son of Patrick John Cuffe and Mary Elizabeth “Minnie” Walsh. Margaret was Irish, the daughter of Phillip Tully, from Cavan, and of Margarete A. O’Brien, who was from County Kilkenny.

Cameron’s paternal grandmother was Marie Edith Galardi (the daughter of Giovanni “John” Galardi and Vincenza “Jennie”/”Jenny” Di Donato). Marie Edith was born in Massachusetts. Giovanni was Italian, and was born in Pescosansonesco, Teramo, Abruzzo, the son of Angelo Galardi and Maria Crocifisa Del Rossi. Vincenza was born in New York, to Italian parents, Adamo Di Donato and Giuseppina “Josephine” Del Rossi, from Pescara.

Cameron’s maternal grandfather is named Henry G. Irving.

Cameron’s maternal grandmother is Vivien M. Tinson (the daughter of Ernest Reginald Tinson and Rosina Margharita Gregori). Rosina was born in Colle, Bagni di Lucca, Province of Lucca, Tuscany, Italy.

Sources: Genealogy of Cameron Cuffe (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.ancestry.com

Cameron’s paternal grandmother, Marie Edith Galardi, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Cameron’s paternal grandmother, Marie Edith (Galardi) Cuffe – http://www.legacy.com

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