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Palazzo Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Palazzo Adriano in Palermo province, Sicily, Palazzo San Gervasio in Potenza province, Basilicata, or possibly from Palazzo Canavese in Turin province, all named with palazzo ‘palace’, ‘noble mansion’ (Latin palatium, a word derived from the Palatium or mons Palatinus in Rome, site of the emperor Augustus’ golden house). In some instances the name may be topographic for someone who lived near a royal or noble mansion, or an occupational name for someone who was employed in one.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Palacio, Platz, Palo, Palazzolo, Puzzo, Palombo, Ferlazzo, Milazzo

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Palazzo Ethnicity Estimate

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These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Palazzo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


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Palazzo Family Origin

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Palazzo Family Occupations

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Palazzo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Palazzo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palazzo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Palazzo. For the veterans among your Palazzo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palazzo Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Palazzo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Palazzo in 1943 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

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