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Palaia Name Meaning

Italian: apparently a habitational name from Palaia in Pisa province (Tuscany). However, the family name occurs chiefly in Calabria, suggesting perhaps that another source may be involved.

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


Similar surnames: Plaia, Malara, Pala, Lalama, Palace, Salata, Palla, Palma, Palagi

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Palaia Family Origin

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Palaia Family Occupations

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Palaia Historical Records

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Palaia Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Palaia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Palaia in 1964 was 79, and 83 in 2004.

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