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The noble Spanish surname Palafox is of toponymic origin, derived from a place name where the original bearer resided or held land. The surname appears to derive from the Latin term "palatiolos," which means "small palaces."

Palafox Early Origins



The surname Palafox was first found in the district of Maresma in the province of Barcelona.

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Palafox Spelling Variations


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Palafox Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Palafols, Palafollis and others.

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Palafox Early History


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Palafox Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Palafox research. Another 326 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1808 and 1809 are included under the topic Early Palafox History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Palafox Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Palafox Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Palafox Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jose Palafox who settled in California in 1796.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Palafox (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Palafox (post 1700)



  • Juan de Palafox (1600-1659), Spanish bishop in the Roman Catholic Church
  • Jose Palafox, writer, filmmaker, activist, and hardcore punk musician from Mexico
  • Antonio Palafox (b. 1936), Mexican male tennis player
  • Manuel Palafox (1886-1959), Mexican politician, soldier and intellectual
  • Pedro Palafox (b. 1887), accountant and provincial auditor in the Philippines

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    3. Carr, Raymond. Spain, 1808-1975. 2nd Ed. . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982. Print. (ISBN 978-0198221272).
    4. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    7. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Palafox Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Palafox Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 22 February 2016 at 08:55.

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