Palms Family History

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Palms Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Palm 5.

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


Similar surnames: Palm, Pals, Palma, Palas, Palys, Alms, Pall, Puls, Salas, Pels

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Palms Family Origin

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Palms Family Occupations

What did your Palms ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Palms occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Palms's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Cigar Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Palms. A less common occupation for the Palms family was Clerk.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Cigar Dealer

    5%
  • Clerk

    5%

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

Palms Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Palms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palms census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Palms

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Palms. 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 Palms. For the veterans among your Palms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palms Life Expectancy

What is the average Palms lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Palms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Palms in 1952 was 31, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palms

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Palms 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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