The name Palermo derives from Greek Panormus and means all port. Maybe its origins are Phoenician-Punic but its glory days were had under the Greeks. After the invasion by the Romans, the city entered a period of decline that passed only during the Arabic period.
There are numerous municipalities in Palermo.
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List of Families from Palermo
Here are some of the most common names from Palermo.
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This page was updated on April 10, 2013, and as long as Italians are researching their heritage, it will be under construction!