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The name Stefano is of patronymic origin, meaning that the first person to bear the surname took it from his father's personal name. A popular medieval personal name, Stefano, is the basis of this name and its variants. Stefano itself is derived from the Greek "stephanos" which means "laurel crown." The English equivalent of the name, Stephen was a very popular Christian name in medieval Europe because of two renowned saints of the that name.

Stefano Early Origins



The surname Stefano was first found in Sicily (Italian: Sicilia), the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Stefano Spelling Variations


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Stefano Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stefanelli, Stefani, Stefano, Steffan, Steffani, Stifano, Stifani, Stevani, Stevano, Stevan, Stievano, Stieven, Stivani, Schivani, Stepan, Steppan, De Stefani, De Stefanis, Di Stefano, Stepancich, Stepancic, Stepcich, Stipancich and many more.

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Stefano Early History


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Stefano Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stefano research. Another 21 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1366, 1391, 1367, 1443, 1506 and 1710 are included under the topic Early Stefano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stefano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stefano Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times was Giovanni di Stefano ( fl. 1366-1391), an Italian architect who designed the tabernacle at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early 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 or some of its variants were: Antonio Stefani, who came to New York City in 1836; Mark Stefani, who arrived in Arkansas in 1896; John Stefani and Vananzie Stefani, who both came to Arkansas in 1903 and Carmine DiStefano, a shoemaker who arrived in New York onboard the SS Olympia in 1896..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stefano (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stefano (post 1700)



  • Joseph William Stefano (1922-2006), American screenwriter, best known for his screenplay for Alfred Hitchcock's film Psycho
  • Joseph De Stefano, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996; Elected () Mayor of Middletown, New York 2013 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Joseph Stefano. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Vincent Stefano Jr., American politician, Mayor of Burbank, California, 1974-75 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Victoria de Stefano (b. 1940), Italian movie actress
  • Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921-2008), Italian operatic tenor
  • Giovanni Di Stefano (b. 1955), Italian businessman and convicted fraudster
  • Frank de Stefano (b. 1948), Australian politician, Mayor and Councillor of Geelong, Victoria from 1983 to 1993 who was imprisoned for ten years for theft charges of over A$8.6 million
  • Alfredo Stéfano Di Stéfano Laulhé (1926-2014), Argentine-Spanish footballer and coach

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Citations


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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2017, April 12) Joseph Stefano. Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
  2. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
  6. 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).
  7. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
  8. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
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The Stefano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The 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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