The surname Paulo 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 Paulo family
The surname Paulo 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 Paulo family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Paulo 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 Paulo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Paulo 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 Paulo 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... Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Paulo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Paulo family to the New World and Oceana
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 ".
Contemporary Notables of the name Paulo (post 1700)
- Walter H. Paulo, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 22) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Michael De Paulo, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 1st District, 1998 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Filo Paulo (b. 1987), New Zealand rugby union player
- Leonel Ditutala Paulo (b. 1986), Angolan basketball player
- Joseph Paulo (b. 1988), New Zealand rugby league player for the Parramatta Eels in the National Rugby League