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The De stefano surname comes from the personal name Stefano, which is the Italian form of the Latin name Stephanus.

De stefano Early Origins



The surname De stefano was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region. The famous University of Bolgna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there for 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time was in itself a family honor.

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De stefano Spelling Variations


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De stefano Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Steffani, Stefano, Stefan, Stifano, Stevani, Stiévano, Stiévan, Schhivani, Stépan, Stéfanis, Stefanich, Stepanich and many more.

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De stefano Early History


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De stefano Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De stefano research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1417, 1645, 1710, 1375 and 1460 are included under the topic Early De stefano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De stefano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De stefano Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De stefano Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

De stefano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frank P. Destefano, who setted in Cincinnati in 1869

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Contemporary Notables of the name De stefano (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De stefano (post 1700)



  • Anthony DeStefano (b. 1966), American author of the spiritual books
  • John DeStefano (d. 2008), American sculptor and painter
  • Mike DeStefano (1966-2011), American stand-up comedian
  • John DeStefano Jr. (b. 1955), American politician, Mayor of New Haven, Connecticut
  • Michael DeStefano, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972, 1980 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Michael DeStefano. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John DeStefano Jr., American Democrat politician, Mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, 1994-Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1996, 2004, 2008 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) John DeStefano. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carmen DeStefano, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Carmen DeStefano. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Michael DeStefano. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) John DeStefano. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Carmen DeStefano. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  2. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
  3. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
  4. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
  5. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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The De stefano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De stefano Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 12 April 2017 at 13:46.

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