Palafox Family History

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Palafox Name Meaning

Castilianized form of Catalan Palafolls, habitational name from a place of this name in Catalonia. This form of the name is mainly found in Mexico.

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

Similar surnames: Pala, Plato, Palo, Palace, Palacio, Palos, Palazzo, Palagi, Palko

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Palafox Family Origin

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Palafox Family Occupations

What did your Palafox ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Candy Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Palafox. 7% of Palafox men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Palafox women worked as a Candy Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Palafox were Auto Mechanic and Washerwoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Track Laborer
  • Auto Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Candy Maker
  • Ironer
  • Typist
  • Washerwoman

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

Palafox Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Palafox. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palafox 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 Palafox. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 162 military records available for the last name Palafox. For the veterans among your Palafox ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palafox Life Expectancy

What is the average Palafox lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Palafox life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Palafox in 1967 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palafox

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