Palos Family History

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Palos Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Palos de la Frontera, the port in Huelva from which it is said Columbus’ ships set sail. Hungarian (Pálos): from the personal name Pál, Hungarian form of Paul.

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

Similar surnames: Palas, Palla, Paulos, Palo, Panos, Pazos, Pals, Sales, Makos, Janos

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Palos Family Origin

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Palos Family Occupations

What did your Palos ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, House Decorator and Wife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Palos. 34% of Palos men worked as a House Decorator

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • House Decorator
  • Potman Bottled Beer Ballaron
  • Waiter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Wife

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

Palos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Palos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palos 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Palos. 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 527 military records available for the last name Palos. For the veterans among your Palos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palos Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Palos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Palos in 1962 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

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