Confalone Family History
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Confalone Name Meaning
Italian: from gonfalone ‘standard’, ‘banner’, from Old French gonfalon (of Germanic origin), a metonymic occupational name for a standard bearer, either in a military context or as the officer of a guild responsible for carrying the banner in religious processions. It was also a title borne by mayors of the Florentine republic, and by other magistrates designated more specifically as gonfalonieri di giustizia ‘officers of justice’, gonfalonieri della chiesa ‘officers of the church’, etc.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sansalone, Cianflone, Anzalone, Cottone, Conine, Monteleone, Conant