Palla Name Meaning

Italian: from palla ‘ball’, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of cannon balls or a nickname for a player of ball games or someone with a rotund figure. Catalan: habitational name from any of several places of this name in Catalonia. Catalan and Galician: also probably a derivative of palla ‘straw’. Hungarian: from the personal name Pál (see Pal). Indian (Gujarat): Muslim name of unknown meaning. Indian (Panjab): Sikh name, probably from Panjabi p?lla ‘edge of a garment’, ‘support’.

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

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Palla Family Origin

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Palla Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Wine Merchant

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Palla family was Wine Merchant. Farming and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Palla. The most common Palla occupation in the USA was Farming. 33% of Palla's were Farmings.

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Palla Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Palla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Palla in 1960 was 59, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palla

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