Parliament Family History

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Parliament Name Meaning

English: presumably a nickname, or an occupational name for someone in the service of parliament, the British deliberative assembly. The name is recorded in northeast England in the 17th and 18th centuries, but appears to have died out there in the early 19th century. It is not found in the 1881 British census.

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


Similar surnames: Parchment, Priest, Prime, Armenta, Argent, Parten, Polimeni, Maidment

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Parliament Family Origin

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Parliament Family Occupations

What did your Parliament ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Parliament family was Heater. Farmer, Carpenter and Carpenter & Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parliament. The most common Parliament occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Parliament's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Carpenter & Joiner

    14%
  • Heater

    14%

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

Parliament Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Parliament Life Expectancy

What is the average Parliament lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Parliament life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Parliament in 1959 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Parliament 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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