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Papaleo Name Meaning

Italian: status name from papa ‘priest father’ (see Papa ) + the personal name Leo.

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


Similar surnames: Papalia, Papale, Pantaleo, Papania, Palace, Apollo, Carleo, Papas

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Where is the Papaleo family from?

You can see how Papaleo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Papaleo family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Papaleo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Papaleo families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 23% of all the recorded Papaleo's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Papaleo families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Papaleo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Papaleo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Papaleo. 39% of Papaleo men worked as a Laborer and 56% of Papaleo women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Papaleo were Bronze Worker and Laborer. .

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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
    39%
  • Painter
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Bronze Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    56%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Laborer
    23%
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What Papaleo family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Papaleo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Papaleo 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 778 immigration records available for the last name Papaleo. 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 578 military records available for the last name Papaleo. For the veterans among your Papaleo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Papaleo lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Papaleo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Papaleo in 1955 was 43, and 65 in 2004.

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