Palas Family History

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Palas Name Meaning

Greek: variant of Pallas. German: variant of Balasch, a Germanized form of Czech and Slovak Balaš or Hungarian Balazs, vernacular forms of the Latin personal name Blasius.

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

Similar surnames: Balas, Pallas, Pala, Galas, Kalas, Palos, Panas, Walas, Pavlas, Salas

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Palas Family Origin

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Palas Family Occupations

What did your Palas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Palas. 28% of Palas men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Palas women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Palas were Proprietor and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Cook
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Cook

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

Palas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Palas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palas 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 500 immigration records available for the last name Palas. 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 336 military records available for the last name Palas. For the veterans among your Palas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palas Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Palas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Palas in 1963 was 76, and 72 in 2004.

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