Palombo Family History
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Palombo Name Meaning
Italian: from the medieval personal name Palombo, from palombo ‘dove’ (Late Latin palumbus). The surname may also be derived directly from the vocabulary word, as a nickname for a mild and inoffensive individual, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of pigeons, which were an important source of food in the medieval period.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Colombo, Palomba, Palazzo, Pombo, Palmer, Colomb, Palumbo, Palombi