Penalver Family History

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Penalver Name Meaning

Spanish (Peñalver): habitational name from Peñalver, a place so called in Guadalajara.

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


Similar surnames: Beaver, Weaver, Endler, Penley, Tendler, Peeler, Calver, Dennler

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Penalver Family Origin

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Penalver Family Occupations

What did your Penalver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Penalver occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 100% of Penalver's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

    100%

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

Penalver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Penalver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Penalver 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Penalver. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Penalver. For the veterans among your Penalver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Penalver Life Expectancy

What is the average Penalver lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Penalver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Penalver in 1962 was 71, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Penalver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Penalver 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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