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Type Surname
Usage Italian
Other Forms FormsStella, Stelli, Stellini, Stellino, Stellin, Stelloni, Stellon, Stellacci, Stellano, Stellari, Stellati

Meaning & History

Stellato, which is the modern Italian word for "starry", as in "starry sky", translates to "by the stars" from the Latin word Stella. As so many Italians were navigators on ships and navigated "by the stars," and since so many surnames were derived from occupations. From a derivative of Stella or from the adjective stellato "starry star-studded".
Added 11/11/2020 by Paradiso36
Edited 5/10/2023 by Paradiso36