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Palace Name Meaning

Americanized form of Italian Palazzo and perhaps also of French Palais or Spanish Palacio .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Pala, Palacio, Place, Pace, Palas, Wallace, Malara, Palagi, Laplace

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Where is the Palace family from?

You can see how Palace families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Palace family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Palace families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Palace families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Palace's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Palace families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Palace surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Palace ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Palace. 21% of Palace men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Palace women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Palace were Shipping Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Butcher
    17%
  • Shipping Clerk
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    34%
  • Typist
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Palace. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palace census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 406 immigration records available for the last name Palace. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Palace. For the veterans among your Palace ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Palace lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Palace life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Palace in 1954 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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