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Pallas Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of the personal name Pavel or Pawel, respectively the Czech and Polish forms of Paul, or from a Sorbian cognate. German (of Slavic origin): nickname for a small man, from Slavic palac ‘thumb’. Irish: MacLysaght ascribes the origin of this surname in Ireland to the arrival there in the 15th century of a Lombard family of bankers named de Palatio. English: from Old French palis, paleis ‘palisade’, ‘fence’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a palisade or a metonymic occupational name for a maker of fences. English: possibly a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked at a palace (bishop’s, archbishop’s, or royal), from Old French, Middle English palais, paleis. English: metonymic occupational name for a worker at a straw stack, from Old French paille ‘straw’ + Middle English hous ‘house’. Greek: ornamental name or nickname from Albanian pallë ‘sword’. Catalan (Pallàs): variant spelling of Pallars, a regional name from the Catalan district of Pallars, in the Pyrenees.

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

Similar surnames: Palla, Dallas, Gallas, Hallas, Kallas, Ballas, Palas, Halla, Fallas

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Pallas Family Origin

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Pallas Family Occupations

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In 1921, Baker and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Pallas. 13% of Pallas men worked as a Baker and 40% of Pallas women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pallas were Laborer and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Baker
  • Engineer
  • Glover
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Bookbirding
  • Labourer
  • Packer

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

Pallas Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Pallas Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Pallas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Pallas in 1946 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

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