Palau Family History

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Palau Name Meaning

Catalan: from palau ‘palace’, ‘mansion’ (see Palacio).

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

Similar surnames: Pala, Palla, Pla, Palace, Palma, Salas, Pagan, Pilat, Palan, Papas

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Palau Family Origin

Where is the Palau family from?

Palau Family Occupations

What did your Palau ancestors do for a living?

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

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Palau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 870 census records available for the last name Palau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palau 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 954 immigration records available for the last name Palau. 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 820 military records available for the last name Palau. For the veterans among your Palau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palau Life Expectancy

What is the average Palau lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Palau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Palau in 1959 was 55, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Palau 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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