Parma Name Meaning

habitational name from Parma in northern Italy. from Sicilian parma ‘palm’, possibly denoting someone who had been on pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

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


Similar surnames: Palma, Palm, Parola, Para, Perna, Parra, Parga, Poma, Farm, Gama

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Parma Family Origin

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Parma Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farm Hand

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Parma family was Farmer. Farming, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parma. The most common Parma occupation in the USA was Farming. 25% of Parma's were Farmings.

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Parma Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Parma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Parma in 1959 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parma

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