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The surname Paolillo 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.
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.
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."
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Paolillo research. Another 47 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1798, 1837, 1419, 1603, 1681, 1642 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Paolillo History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 173 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Paolillo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: C.J. and G.C. Paoli, ages 4 and 34, respectively, who arrived in New York City in 1849; Samuele Paoletti, age 34, who arrived in New York on Sept. 26, 1883 aboard the "Labrador".
The Paolillo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Paolillo 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.
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