Paluch ( ), Palúch, Paľuch, or Paľúch are surnames of West Slavic origin. "Paluch" means "big toe" in Polish. In Slovakia, the surname Palúch comes from the given name Pavol (Paul). It may refer to:

  • Anna Paluch (born 1960), Polish politician
  • Ivan Palúch (1940–2015), Slovak actor
  • Peter Palúch (born 1958), Slovak football player
  • Scott Paluch (born 1966), American ice hockey player
  • Walter P. Paluch, Jr. (1927–2011), Brigadier General in the United States Air Force