Palk Family History

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Palk Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Pala, Palu, Paik, Pack, Park, Calk, Kalk, Pask, Waln, Dark

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Palk Family Origin

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Palk Family Occupations

What did your Palk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Palk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Palk's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Agt For Agricultural Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Palk. A less common occupation for the Palk family was Cigar Packer.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Agt For Agricultural Works

    6%
  • Cigar Packer

    6%

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

Palk Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Palk Life Expectancy

What is the average Palk lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Palk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Palk in 1962 was 76, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Palk 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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