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Palys Name Meaning

Polish (Palys): variant of Palysz, a derivative of pala ‘staff’, ‘club’, ‘truncheon’, which was also used metaphorically as an unflattering nickname meaning ‘blockhead’.

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


Similar surnames: Galus, Palla, Palms, Patyk, Ales, Pas, Palas, Zales, Salas, Paley

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Palys Family Origin

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Palys Family Occupations

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Palys Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 579 census records available for the last name Palys. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palys 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 339 immigration records available for the last name Palys. 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 267 military records available for the last name Palys. For the veterans among your Palys ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palys Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Palys life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Palys in 1958 was 56, and 73 in 2004.

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