Saltarelli Family History
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Saltarelli Name Meaning
patronymic from a pet form of Salto, from Saltus, an old Tuscan short form of the personal name Bonassaltus, meaning ‘nice surprise’. nickname from salterello in any of its various meanings: ‘maggot’ or (in Tuscany) ‘grasshopper’; it was also the name of a dance.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Petrelli, Pascarelli, Santorelli, Cantarella, Cifarelli, Paganelli