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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Stella


LA | LASTELLA | STELLA

Both typically Apulian, La Stella has a strain in Corato in the Bari area and in Cerignola in the Foggia area, Lastella, decidedly more common, is specific to Corato, with an important stock also in Bari, Minervino Murge and Molfetta, also in the Bari area and in Cerignola in the Foggia area , could derive from a place name, but the most probable hypothesis is that they derive from the name Stella and that they are matronymics indicating that the progenitor was called Stella.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/

STELLA

Absolutely pan-Italian, it should derive from the name Stella, but, in some cases, may descend from toponyms such as: Stella (SV), Stella Cilento (SA), Stella di Monsanpolo (AP), Santa Maria La Stella (CT), Palazzo dello Stella (UD), etc.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/


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