Cantarella Family History
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Cantarella Name Meaning
aphetic form of Alcàntara, a topographic name for someone who lived by running water, from Arabic form al qantarah ’the river’. from a diminutive of cantaro ’night pot’, presumably applied as a derogatory nickname. perhaps from a derivative of cantare ‘to sing’ (compare Cantore).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cantrell, Scaramella, Ventrella, Saltarelli, Ciavarella, Cifarelli