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

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  • Bookkeeper

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Hardware Merchant

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

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Palme Historical Records

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Palme Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palme

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