Palme Family History

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Palme Name Meaning

Swedish: name adopted by a notable Swedish family in honor of their founder Palme Lyder (died 1630), a merchant who came to Ystad in Sweden from the Netherlands or Germany around 1607.

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


Similar surnames: Palmer, Palm, Palma, Paule, Salmi, Halle, Alme, Paley, Prime, Plume

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Palme Family Origin

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Palme Family Occupations

What did your Palme ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Palme occupation in the USA was Bookkeeper. 14% of Palme's were Bookkeepers. A less common occupation for the Palme family was Keeping House. Bookkeeper, Farmer and Hardware Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Palme.

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  • Bookkeeper

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Hardware Merchant

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Palme Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Palme Life Expectancy

What is the average Palme lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Palme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Palme in 1961 was 56, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palme

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Palme 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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