Type Surname (from nickname)
Other Forms FormsAstori
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Contributor Contrib.Seqbre on 11/10/2013
Derived from Italian astore meaning "goshawk", which is a bird of prey that was used for hunting in the Middle Ages. The surname had first started out as a nickname: either for a falconer, or for a person who had aquiline features or who was cunning by nature.