Palacios Family History

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Palacios Name Meaning

Spanish: variant (plural) of Palacio.

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

Similar surnames: Palacio, Alanis, Palace, Salcido, Paladini, Placido, Paradis, Palas

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Palacios Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Palacios name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Palacios. 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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Palacios Family Origin

Where is the Palacios family from?

Palacios Family Occupations

What did your Palacios ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Palacios occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Palacios's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Palacios. A less common occupation for the Palacios family was Farmer & Stockman.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Labor

  • Farmer & Stockman


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

Palacios Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Palacios. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palacios 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Palacios. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Palacios. For the veterans among your Palacios ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palacios Life Expectancy

What is the average Palacios lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Palacios life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Palacios in 1942 was 33, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Palacios 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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