Birth Name: Tiago Splitter Beims
Place of Birth: Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Date of Birth: January 1, 1985
Ethnicity: Brazilian [Ashkenazi Jewish, German, possibly distant French]
Tiago Splitter is a Brazilian professional basketball player.
Tiago was born in Joinville, Santa Catarina, the son of Elisabeth (Beims) and Cassio Roberto Splitter. He was raised in Blumenau, Santa Catarina. His father has Jewish origins and his mother has German ancestry. Tiago was raised Roman Catholic, and speaks fluent Portuguese, English, Spanish, and German. Tiago’s parents are pictured here.
Tiago’s great-great-grandfather, Johann Splitter, left Germany in 1870, and settled in Brazil with his wife, Anna Saul.
Tiago’s paternal grandmother is named Elvira.
Tiago’s maternal grandfather was named Harry Beims.
Tiago’s maternal grandmother was Irmgard Maria Herweg (the daughter of Heinrich Herweg and Hildegard Lange). Heinrich was the son of Otto Herweg and Wilhelmine Dorothea Henriette Apel, who was born in Hamburg, Germany. Hildegard was the daughter of Wilhelm Gottfried Lange and Claire Reuge.
Tiago also possibly has some French ancestry through his maternal great-great-great-grandmother, Elise Minna (Bournot) Lange.
Genealogy of Tiago Splitter (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com