Trimarchi Family History
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Trimarchi Name Meaning
Sicilian and southern Italian: occupational name from medieval Greek tourmarches ‘leader of a squadron’ or ‘governor of a tourma’ (an administrative region of the Byzantine empire, of which Sicily and southern Italy at one time formed a part) from Latin turma ‘squadron’ + Greek arkhe ‘lead’, ‘rule’. The term is attested in 1091 in Greek sources in the form tromarkhis.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press