Meaning and Origin of: Quattro

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : unexplained: possibly a shortened form of Quattrocchi or some other surname formed with quattro ‘four’, but more likely from the personal name Quattro (‘four’) a short form of Santiquattro, bestowed in honor of the four saints martyred under Diocletian (Severo, Severino, Carpoforo, and Vittorino), who are commemorated on November 8th.