Palma Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Portuguese, and southern Italian: habitational name from any of various places named or named with Palma, from Latin palma ‘palm’. Portuguese: habitational name for someone from Parma in Italy.

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


Similar surnames: Palla, Palm, Parma, Pala, Falla, Alma, Parga, Padua, Alm, Spalla

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Palma Family Origin

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Palma Family Occupations

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  • Hawker (Ice Cream)

    100%

In 1881, the most common Palma occupation in the UK was Hawker (Ice Cream). 100% of Palma's were Hawker (Ice Cream)s.

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Palma Historical Records

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Palma Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Palma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Palma in 1946 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palma

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