Palo Family History

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Palo Name Meaning

Finnish: topographic name from palo ‘field cleared by burning’, also ‘beacon’, ‘signal fire’. This name is found chiefly in Western Finland. Italian: habitational name from any of numerous places named with Palo, as for example Palo del Colle in Baria province or Portopalo in Syracuse province, Sicily.

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

Similar surnames: Calo, Pala, Palm, Hall, Salo, Pal, Sale, Rao, Palko, Alo

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Palo Family Origin

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Palo Family Occupations

What did your Palo ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Palo. 45% of Palo men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Logger

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

Palo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Palo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palo 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Palo. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Palo. For the veterans among your Palo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palo Life Expectancy

What is the average Palo lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Palo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Palo in 1947 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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