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Spelling variations of this family name include: Stella, Stelli, Stellini, Stellino, Stellin, Stelloni, Stellon, Stellacci, Stellano, Stellari, Stellati and many more.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stellatino research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1320, 1674, 1742, 1596, 1657, 1634 and 1704 are included under the topic Early Stellatino History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Valentino Stella, John Stella and Nicola Stella, who was naturalized in Indiana between the years 1892-1906; Joseph Stellato, who came to Seneca Falls New York between the years 1884 and 1905.
The Stellatino Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stellatino 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.
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