Palazzo Family History
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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