Palmquist Family History

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Palmquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements palm ‘palm tree’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Malmquist, Almquist, Elmquist, Holmquist, Hallquist, Sandquist

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Palmquist Family Origin

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Palmquist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    5%
  • Coal Burner

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Palmquist. A less common occupation for the Palmquist family was Coal Burner. The most common Palmquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Palmquist's were Farmers.

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Palmquist Historical Records

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Palmquist Life Expectancy

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