Paoletti History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Paoletti comes from the personal name Paolo, the Italian equivalent of Paul. The popularity of this name was originally due to the fact that during the Christian era, people often named their children after saints and biblical figures.

Early Origins of the Paoletti family

The surname Paoletti was first found in the port city of Genoa. Early records list the physician Gherardo de Paolo, as "one of the 12 wisest men in Genoa in 1315."

Early History of the Paoletti family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Paoletti research. Another 24 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1798, 1837, 1419, 1603, 1681, 1642 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Paoletti History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Paoletti Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Paoli, Paolo, Paola, Pauli, Poli, Polo, De Paoli, De Paolis, Paulich, Paolella, Paolillo, Paulillo, Pavolillo, Paoletti, Pauletti, Pauletto, Poletti, Poletto, Polet, Paolini, Paolin, Paolinelli, Paulini, Paulin, Polini, Pavolini, Paolucci, Paulucci, Polucci, Pauluzzi, Poluzzi, Paolicchi, Paolotti, Polotti, Polotto, Paolozzi, Paoloni, Paolone, Paulon, Poloni, Polon, Paolacci, Polacci, Paulazzi, Polazzi, Paolanti, Polato, Polesso, Paoleiri and many more.

Early Notables of the Paoletti family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Paolo da Firenze (d. 1419), Italian composer, theorist, and monk, a member of the Camaldolese order; Aretino Paolo, a 16th century church musician, composer, and choirmaster of the Arezzo Cathedral; Pietro Paolini (1603-1681), an Italian painter of the Baroque period...
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United States Paoletti migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Paoletti Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Samuele Paoletti, age 34, who arrived in New York on Sept. 26, 1883 aboard the "Labrador"
Paoletti Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Adele Paoletti, aged 28, originally from Pietracamela, Italy, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Europa" from Napoli, Italy [1]
  • Cesare Paoletti, aged 6, originally from Pietracamela, Italy, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Europa" from Napoli, Italy [2]
  • Chiara Paoletti, aged 21, originally from Begni di Lucca, Italy, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Giuseppe Verdi" from Genoa, Italy [3]
  • Battista Paoletti, aged 22, arrived in New York City, New York, N.Y. in 1919 from Naples, Italy [4]
  • Lidia Nina Paoletti, aged 1, originally from Buenos Aires, Argentine, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Vasari" from Buenos Aires, Argentina [5]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Paoletti (post 1700) +

  • Pietro Paolétti (1801-1847), Italian painter and engraver, known for his frescoes in Villa Torlonia
  • Marta Paoletti (b. 1981), Italian ice dancer
  • Gabriele Paoletti (b. 1978), Italian footballer
  • Enzo Paoletti, Italian scientist who has devised a strategy to produce DNA vaccines
  • Christian Paoletti (b. 1984), Italian footballer
  • Arturo Paoletti, Italian boxer, three-time Italian champion at Ferrara 1937, Terni 1941, and Viareggio 1942
  • Antonio Ermolao Paoletti (1834-1912), Italian painter, known for his Venetian genre scenes
  • Romano Roland Paoletti CBE (1931-2013), British architect of Italian descent, known for his award-winning designs of the stations of London Underground's Jubilee Line Extension


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q3-Y6N : 6 December 2014), Adele Paoletti, 20 Dec 1919; citing departure port Napoli, arrival port New York, ship name Europa, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6Q3-Y6J : 6 December 2014), Cesare Paoletti, 20 Dec 1919; citing departure port Napoli, arrival port New York, ship name Europa, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QW-L2H : 6 December 2014), Chiara Paoletti, 24 Dec 1919; citing departure port Genoa, arrival port New York, ship name Giuseppe Verdi, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QH-CJ4 : 6 December 2014), Battista Paoletti, 04 Jan 1919; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York City, New York, N.Y., ship name , NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67T-V35 : 6 December 2014), Lidia Nina Paoletti, 12 Jun 1919; citing departure port Buenos Aires, arrival port New York, ship name Vasari, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).


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