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Palo Name Meaning

Finnish: topographic name from palo ‘field cleared by burning’, also ‘beacon’, ‘signal fire’. This name is found chiefly in Western Finland. Italian: habitational name from any of numerous places named with Palo, as for example Palo del Colle in Baria province or Portopalo in Syracuse province, Sicily.

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


Similar surnames: Calo, Pala, Palm, Hall, Salo, Pal, Sale, Rao, Palko, Alo

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Palo Family Origin

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Palo Family Occupations

What did your Palo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Palo occupation in the USA was Butcher. 33% of Palo's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Palo family was Laborer. Butcher and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Palo.

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  • Butcher

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Palo Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Palo Life Expectancy

What is the average Palo lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Palo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Palo in 1947 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Palo 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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