Pals Family History

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Pals Name Meaning

Dutch: from a Brabantine dialect pronunciation of Pauls, patronymic from the personal name Paul.

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

Similar surnames: Pala, Pauls, Pais, Palos, Palm, Puls, Pal, Pass, Palas, Poll

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Pals Family Origin

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Pals Family Occupations

What did your Pals ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, House Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pals. A less common occupation for the Pals family was Taylor. The most common Pals occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Pals's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • House Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Taylor


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pals ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pals Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pals. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pals 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pals. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Pals. For the veterans among your Pals ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pals Life Expectancy

What is the average Pals lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Pals life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pals in 1960 was 55, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pals

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pals ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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