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Find more Palais relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 13 more people named Palais in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 77 people named Palais in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Palais in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 90 people named Palais were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 86 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 3 were disabled
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • 20% owned their homes, valued on average at $8,100

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As Palais families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 6 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 44% were first-generation Americans
  • 48% were born in foreign countries