Palmerton Family History

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Palmerton Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Batterton, Allerton, Alderton, Salmeron, Emerton, Summerton

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Palmerton Family Origin

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Palmerton Family Occupations

What did your Palmerton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Palmerton family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Palmerton. The most common Palmerton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Palmerton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Retired Farmer

    4%
  • Butcher

    2%

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

Palmerton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Palmerton Life Expectancy

What is the average Palmerton lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Palmerton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Palmerton in 1950 was 57, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palmerton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Palmerton 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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