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From the historical and enchanting Italian region of the islands of Sicily emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Palomino family. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for people to adopt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent. The process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames was not complete until the modern era, but the use of hereditary family names in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries. Italian hereditary surnames were developed according to fairly general principles and they were characterized by a profusion of derivatives coined from given names. Although the most common type of family name found in Sicily is the patronymic surname, which is derived from the father's given name, the nickname type of surname is also frequently found. Nickname surnames were derived from an eke-name, or added name. They usually reflected the physical characteristics or attributes of the first person that used the name. The surname Palomino is a name for a person with the characteristics of a butterfly; a flighty, frivolous fellow. The surname Palomino is derived from the Italian word "palombo," which means a "ring dove," or "palombella," which means a "wood pigeon."

Palomino Early Origins



The surname Palomino was first found in Bari, a port city located on the southern tip of the Italian peninsula. This ancient city is known for the Cathedral of St. Sabino begun in 1034. In Roman times, Bari was the junction between the coast road and Via Traiana. Its harbor is mentioned back in 180 B. C. It was a crusader town occupied by the Norman Robert Guiscard in 1071. The town later acquired prosperity under Frederick II. The Palumbo family was originally of Avignone. Records of the Palomino family are found with Giovanni Palumbo, a lawyer who brought his family to Bari in 1530, and was later raised to the nobility. Sons Lodovico and Mario gave the family two distinct branches.

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Palomino Spelling Variations


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Palomino Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Palumbe Palomba, Palombella, Palombi, Palombini, Palombino, Palumberi and many more.

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Palomino Early History


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Palomino Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Palomino research. Another 389 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1584, 1595, 1615, 1620, 1632, 1636, 1638, 1642, 1648, 1777, 1843, and 1849 are included under the topic Early Palomino History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Palomino Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Palomino Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Palomino 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 were:

Palomino Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco Palomino, who arrived in America in 1827
  • Hernando Palomino, who arrived in America in 1827
  • Alonso Palomino, who landed in Cartagena in 1835
  • Juan Palomino, who arrived in Cartagena in 1835
  • Jose Palomino, aged 22, landed in New Orleans, La in 1837

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    9. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    10. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
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    The Palomino Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Palomino 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 18 March 2016 at 10:15.

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