Palombo Family History

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Palombo Name Meaning

Italian: from the medieval personal name Palombo, from palombo ‘dove’ (Late Latin palumbus). The surname may also be derived directly from the vocabulary word, as a nickname for a mild and inoffensive individual, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of pigeons, which were an important source of food in the medieval period.

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


Similar surnames: Colombo, Palomba, Palazzo, Pombo, Palmer, Colomb, Palumbo, Palombi

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Palombo Family Origin

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Palombo Family Occupations

What did your Palombo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Palombo. 25% of Palombo men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Palombo women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Palombo were New Worker and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    14%
  • Grocer Clerk
    10%
  • Machine Operator
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%

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

Palombo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Palombo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palombo 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 Palombo. 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 836 military records available for the last name Palombo. For the veterans among your Palombo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palombo Life Expectancy

What is the average Palombo lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Palombo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Palombo in 1952 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

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