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Parmelee Name Meaning

English: variant of Parmley .

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


Similar surnames: Parmele, Parmalee, Parmely, Farlee, Plumlee, Parmeter, Paredez

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Where is the Parmelee family from?

You can see how Parmelee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parmelee family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Parmelee families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 54 Parmelee families living in Connecticut. This was about 52% of all the recorded Parmelee's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Parmelee families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Parmelee surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Parmelee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Parmelee. 12% of Parmelee men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Parmelee women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parmelee were Carpenter and Housewife. .

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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

  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Parmelee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parmelee 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Parmelee. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Parmelee. For the veterans among your Parmelee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Parmelee lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Parmelee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Parmelee in 1941 was 59, and 87 in 2004.

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