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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. A-door-no  [key]

Meaning & History

Southern Italian: from the personal name Adorno, meaning ‘adorned’.
Italian: from Italian adorno denoting a type of hawk, presumably applied as a nickname for someone with hawklike features or a metonymic occupational name for someone who trained hawks.
Added 1/24/2008 by Susan Sheldon
Edited 6/11/2016 by LMS, Frollein Gladys and SeaHorse15