Palencia Family History

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Palencia Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from the city or region of Palencia in northern Spain.

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


Similar surnames: Valencia, Placencia, Plasencia, Palacio, Galicia, Valenza, Valenciano

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Palencia Family Origin

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Palencia Family Occupations

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Palencia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Palencia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palencia 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Palencia. 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 Palencia. For the veterans among your Palencia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palencia Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Palencia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Palencia in 1953 was 62, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Palencia 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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