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Listed as Samudi, this surname can be found on the Militia Roster of 1417. There was a hamlet called Ħal Sammut, meaning ‘farmstead of the Sammut family’ located near Garghur.
From the Arabic samût, meaning ‘silent’, and most likely derived from the nickname Samît, meaning ‘a person of few words’.
This coat of arms boasts a chevron signifying protection, along with two stars and a cross of Moses representing the Catholic faith. The azure field means strength, loyalty and truth.
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