Palazzo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Palazzo surname is the patronymic or plural form of Palazzo; which is a habitational name, created a place name such as Palazzo Adriano in Palermo province, Sicily; Palazzo San Gervasio in Potenza province; or possibly from Palazzo Canavese in Turin province. These place names are all rooted in the Italizn word "palazzo," which means "palace."

Early Origins of the Palazzo family

The surname Palazzo was first found in Milan (Italian: Milano, Milanese: Milan), the second-most populous city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy. The two palaces in the Piazza del Duomo, Palazzo Reale and the palace of the archbishops are notable. The city is rich in art, museums, galleries and sights. Castello Sforzesco stands in the Parco. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry. The family are recorded in Milano in 1277.

Early History of the Palazzo family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Palazzo research. Another 125 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1212, 1279, 1288, and 1462 are included under the topic Early Palazzo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Palazzo Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Palazzi, Palazzo, Pallazi, Pallazzi, Pallazzo, Palozzi, Pallozzo, Palozi, Pallozzi, Palozzi, Palozzo and many more.

Early Notables of the Palazzo family (pre 1700)

Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Corrado Palazzi, Captain of the Brescia militia during the battle with Trent in 1279, of the Ghibeline faction, he became mayor of Piacenza in 1288...
Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Palazzo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Palazzo migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Palazzo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Antonino Palazzo, aged 3, who immigrated to the United States from Catania, Italy, in 1907
  • Alfonso Palazzo, aged 19, who landed in America from Marcianise, Italy, in 1911
  • Amadeo Palazzo, aged 22, who immigrated to America from Grazzanire, Italy, in 1912
  • Alessandro Palazzo, aged 36, who immigrated to the United States from Esperia, Italy, in 1912
  • Angelo Palazzo, aged 19, who landed in America from Grazzanise, Italy, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Palazzo (post 1700) +

  • Tony Palazzo (b. 1905), American children's writer
  • Steven McCarty Palazzo (b. 1970), American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Mississippi (2011)


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