Pallett Family History

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Pallett Name Meaning

English (Leicestershire): metonymic occupational name for a maker of palliasses (straw mattresses), from Middle English, Old French pa(i)llet ‘heap of straw’, ‘straw mattress’, a diminutive of Old French paille ‘straw’.

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


Similar surnames: Pellett, Tollett, Vallet, Parlett, Vallette, Padgett, Hazlett

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Pallett Family Origin

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Pallett Family Occupations

What did your Pallett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pallett family was Miner. The most common Pallett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Pallett's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pallett.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Miner

    10%

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

Pallett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pallett Life Expectancy

What is the average Pallett lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Pallett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Pallett in 1943 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pallett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pallett 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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