Palace Family History

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Palace Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Spanish Palacio, Italian Palazzo, or French Palais, which is in some cases a habitational name, from places in Morbihan and Haute-Vienne called Le Palais or from Palais-du-Cros in Puy-de-Dôme, but in the South is from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Palladius (Greek Palladios).

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

Similar surnames: Pala, Palacio, Place, Pace, Palas, Wallace, Malara, Palagi, Laplace

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Palace Family Origin

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Palace Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Palace. 21% of Palace men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Palace women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Palace were Shipping Clerk and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Butcher
  • Shipping Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Typist
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper

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

Palace Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Palace. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palace 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 406 immigration records available for the last name Palace. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Palace. For the veterans among your Palace ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palace Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Palace life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Palace in 1954 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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