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Palange Name Meaning

French: from palange, a regional variant of palanche ‘yoke’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a porter, someone who carried buckets or other loads suspended from a yoke. Italian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Plagge, Plante, Place, Plank, Pane, Saline, Palace, Galante, Alonge

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Where is the Palange family from?

You can see how Palange families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Palange family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Palange families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Palange families living in New York. This was about 16% of all the recorded Palange's in USA. New York had the highest population of Palange families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Palange surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Palange ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Dress Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Palange. 40% of Palange men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Palange women worked as a Dress Operator. .

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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
  • Grinder
  • Machinist
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Dress Operator
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Census Records

There are 916 census records available for the last name Palange. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palange 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 403 immigration records available for the last name Palange. 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 191 military records available for the last name Palange. For the veterans among your Palange ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Palange lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Palange life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Palange in 1957 was 61, and 81 in 2004.

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