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Ancient and noble family of Sardinia, originally from the city of Bosa, known as Steri or Steria, of clear and ancestral virtue, spread over the centuries in various regions of Italy and Europe. There is no agreement on the origin of this surname. A first hypothesis has it that it derives from the apheresis of the Latin name "Asterius", the second that derives from the apheresis of "Hosterium", that is to say "fortified palace". In any case, according to what is handed down to us, this illustrious family was decorated with the knighthood and admitted to the nobility in 1693, in the person of Antonio Simone S. and his descendants. On the other hand, the Steri family, in the unfolding of decades, has always distinguished itself for having given birth to valuable personalities, who have distinguished themselves in the exercise of legal professions, in military and ecclesiastical careers. From our ...
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1. Coat of arms of family: Steri
Language of the text: Italiano
D'oro, alla banda di rosso caricata di tre mastii d'argento posti in banda.
L'arma di questa illustre famiglia risulta purtroppo ignota negli Armoriali; una sua descrizione è presente in alcuni archivi, sulla base di cui riportiamo la blasonatura, ma la fonte originaria è purtroppo ad oggi ignota.
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Variations of surnames are frequent and mainly derive from involuntary acts such as translation errors or dialectal inflections or from voluntary acts such as attempts to escape persecution or acquisition of titles and properties of other families