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Stefanini History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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

Early Origins of the Stefanini family


The surname Stefanini 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.

Early History of the Stefanini family


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Stefanini Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Stefanini family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Stefanini family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stefanini Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Celestina Stefanini, aged 15, who landed in America from Lesignano, Italy, in 1910
  • Antonio Stefanini, aged 17, who landed in America from Lesignaino, Italy, in 1912
  • Antonio Stefanini, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States from Sesignano, Italy, in 1912
  • Alviso Stefanini, aged 16, who emigrated to the United States from St. Angelo, Italy, in 1913
  • Anselmo Stefanini, aged 28, who landed in America from Perugia, Italy, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Stefanini (post 1700)


  • Rafe Stefanini, Italian-born, American old-time banjo player, fiddler and guitarist
  • Matteo Stefanini (b. 1984), Italian gold medalist rower at the 2005 Mediterranean Games

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