Palacio Family History

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Palacio Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the many places in Spain, especially Galicia, called Palacio (alongside the Galician form Pazo), or from El Palacio, Castilianized form of El Palaciu, a town in Asturies. All are named with palacio ‘palace’, ‘manor’, ‘great house’, Latin palatium, a word derived from the Palatium or mons Palatinus in Rome, site of the emperor Augustus’ golden house.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Palazzo, Palace, Paladino, Alamo, Palagi, Palacios, Aparicio, Palafox

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Palacio Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Palacio name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Palacio. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Palacio Family Origin

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Palacio Family Occupations

What did your Palacio ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Palacio occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 15% of Palacio's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Palacio. A less common occupation for the Palacio family was Barber.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Baker

  • Barber


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Palacio ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Palacio Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Palacio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palacio census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Palacio. 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 Card

There are 668 military records available for the last name Palacio. For the veterans among your Palacio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palacio Life Expectancy

What is the average Palacio lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Palacio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Palacio in 1943 was 66, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Palacio ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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