Birth Name: Charli Grace D’Amelio
Place of Birth: Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 1, 2004
*father – Italian
*mother – French/Cajun/French-Haitian, Irish, Spanish, German, distant Montserratian [French, possibly Irish], remote Swiss-German, Basque, Breton, Italian, English, Swiss-French, and 1/512th Metchiperta or Kaskaskia
Charli D’Amelio is an American social media personality and dancer.
Charli’s paternal grandfather was Peter D’Amelio (the son of Leonardo D’Amelio and Rose Dadabo). Peter was born in New York. Leonardo was Italian, the son of Pietro D’Amelio and Erminia Lammardo, whose families were from Sala Consilina, Salerno, Campania.
Charli’s paternal grandmother was Rosemarie Peracine (the daughter of Paul Peracine and Violet Robustelli). Rosemarie was born in New York. Paul was the son of Italian parents, Ralph Peracine, of Bari, and Rose Morea, of Toritto, Bari, Puglia. Violet was the daughter of Andrew Robustelli, of Sarno, Salerno, Campania, and of Carmela Vocile, who was born in New York, to Italian parents, with roots in Caiazzo, Caserta, Campania.
Charli’s maternal grandfather was LeRoy Francis O’Brien (the son of Lee O’Brien and Vida Viator). LeRoy was born in New Iberia, Louisiana. Charli’s great-grandfather Lee was the son of John O’Brien, whose parents were Irish, and of Eliska/Aliska Decuir, whose great-great-great-great-grandfather was Acadian leader Joseph Broussard. Charli’s great-grandmother Vida was the daughter of Elias Viator and Lydia LaSalle, both of Louisiana. Charli’s eighth great-grandmother through Vida Viator was Dorothee Accica, a Native American woman of the Metchiperta or the Kaskaskia tribe of Illinois. Charli’s grandfather LeRoy’s heritage included French, Irish, Spanish, Acadian/Cajun, French-Haitian, French Montserratian, Swiss-German, English, German, Breton, Italian, Basque, Metchiperta or Kaskaskia, Miꞌkmaq, and possibly Irish-Montserratian. He had ancestors born on Santo Domingo, Haiti.
Charli’s maternal grandmother was Jeanette Genevieve Mouton (the daughter of Ursin Mouton and Louisa Boutin). Jeanette was of French, French-Canadian, Acadian/Cajun, Breton, German, Swiss-German, and Swiss-French ancestry. Ursin was the son of Jean Mouton and Leah Simon, both of Louisiana. Louisa was the daughter of Jean Bouton and Louise/Louisa Richard, both of Louisiana.
Sources: Genealogy of Charli D’Amelio (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.hpeterjr.us
Obituaries of Charli’s maternal grandfather, LeRoy Francis O’Brien – http://www.newspapers.com
Profile of Joseph Broussard – https://www.geni.com
Profile of Charli’s ancestors from Haiti and additional ancestors – https://gw.geneanet.or
Photo of Charli’s maternal grandmother, Jeanette Genevieve Mouton, alongside Charli’s mother and maternal aunts – https://www.instagram.com
60 true american, maybe… mostly europe
Haitian? Never knew that
Hey, I have to work with what I’m given here.
All Cajuns are descended from Acadians and French-Canadians, so to mention them when someone is part Cajun isn’t necessary. Leave them in the tags at most.
Why not Québécois?
Because not all Québécois or French-Canadian and not all French-Canadian are Québécois