Palo Name Meaning

Finnish: topographic name from palo ‘field cleared by burning’, also ‘beacon’, ‘signal fire’. This name is found chiefly in Western Finland. Italian: habitational name from any of numerous places named with Palo, as for example Palo del Colle in Baria province or Portopalo in Syracuse province, Sicily.

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


Similar surnames: Calo, Pala, Palm, Hall, Salo, Pal, Sale, Rao, Palko, Alo

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Palo Family Origin

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Palo Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Palo occupation in the USA was Butcher. 33% of Palo's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Palo family was Laborer. Butcher and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Palo.

Source: Census data for Palo | Data not to scale

Palo Historical Records

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Palo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Palo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Palo in 1947 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palo

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