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Papale Family History

Papale Name Meaning

Italian:: nickname from papale ‘open clear direct’ or in some southern dialects ‘peppery piquant pungent’. (Sicily): shortened form of Papaleo .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Papaleo, Papa, Palace, Papas, Papalia, Pascale, Patane, Paule, Papini

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Where is the Papale family from?

You can see how Papale families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Papale family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Papale families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Papale families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 29% of all the recorded Papale's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Papale families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Papale surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Papale ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Papale. 25% of Papale men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Papale women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Papale were Plasterer and Marker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Plasterer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    34%
  • Operator
    23%
  • New Worker
    23%
  • Marker
    23%
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Census Records

There are 903 census records available for the last name Papale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Papale census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 537 immigration records available for the last name Papale. 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 Cards

There are 452 military records available for the last name Papale. For the veterans among your Papale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Papale lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Papale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Papale in 1954 was 27, and 73 in 2004.

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