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Palamara Name Meaning

Southern Italian and Greek: occupational name for a sailor, from Greek palamaras ‘cable’, ‘mooring rope’. The Greek verb palamarein, Italian spalamare, means ‘to coat a ship’s bottom with grease’.

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


Similar surnames: Pollara, Calamari, Malara, Pullara, Palma, Kalmar, Camara, Lalama

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Palamara Family Origin

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Palamara Family Occupations

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Palamara Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Palamara Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Palamara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Palamara in 1958 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

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