Palumbo Family History

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Palumbo Name Meaning

Southern Italian (especially Neapolitan): dialect variant of Palombo.

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

Similar surnames: Polumbo, Palombo, Peluso, Palombi, Cumbo, Pluto, Columbo, Palma

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Palumbo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Palumbo name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Palumbo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


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Palumbo Family Origin

Where is the Palumbo family from?

Palumbo Family Occupations

What did your Palumbo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Palumbo occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Palumbo's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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

Palumbo Historical Records

What Palumbo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Palumbo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palumbo 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Palumbo. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Palumbo. For the veterans among your Palumbo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palumbo Life Expectancy

What is the average Palumbo lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Palumbo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Palumbo in 1942 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palumbo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Palumbo 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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