The surname Lunetta is derived from the Italian word "luna" meaning "moon." It was most likely originally a nickname
, which later became a surname.
Early Origins of the Lunetta family
The surname Lunetta was first found in Milan (Italian: Milano, Milanese: Milan), the second-most populous city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy
where Bernardo Lunati was on recorded in the year of 1386.
Early History of the Lunetta family
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Lunetta Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lunati, Lunatti, Lunetta, Lunette, Luna, Dalla Luna and many more.
Early Notables of the Lunetta family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lunetta family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pietro and Luigia Lunati, who arrived in American on Oct. 21, 1885 aboard the "Canada"; Calogero Lunetta, who arrived in New York on July 30, 1890.
Contemporary Notables of the name Lunetta (post 1700)
- Don Lunetta, American composer, known for An Introduction to the Schnelling 3000 (2013) and State of Rock (2008)
- Susan Lunetta, American associate producer for Zombie Hamlet (2012)
- Stanley Lunetta, American editor with Source: Music of the Avant Garde (1972-1973)
- Marta Lunetta, Italian actress, known for Agrodolce (2008) and La dame sans titre (2013)
- Mario Lunetta, Belgium footballer for Action 21 Charleroi in the 2009 season