Palan Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Balan in Tamil Nadu.

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


Similar surnames: Balan, Alan, Pavan, Palas, Palen, Pall, Payan, Polan, Colan, Papen

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Palan Family Origin

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Palan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farm Labourer

    20%

In 1881, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Palan. A less common occupation for the Palan family was Farm Labourer. The most common Palan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Palan's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Palan | Data not to scale

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Palan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Palan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Palan in 1959 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palan

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