Paler Family History

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Paler Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a distiller, a Yiddishized form of Ukrainian palyar ‘distiller’. English: variant of Paylor.

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

Similar surnames: Paley, Paller, Saler, Paper, Haler, Miler, Parler, Maler, Paver

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Paler Family Origin

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Paler Family Occupations

What did your Paler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Paler occupation in the UK was Railway Servant. 33% of Paler's were Railway Servants. Railway Servant, Railway Guard and Railway Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paler. A less common occupation for the Paler family was Shepherd.

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  • Railway Servant

  • Railway Guard

  • Railway Porter

  • Shepherd


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

Paler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Paler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paler 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 596 immigration records available for the last name Paler. 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 290 military records available for the last name Paler. For the veterans among your Paler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paler Life Expectancy

What is the average Paler lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Paler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Paler in 1952 was 53, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paler 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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