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Palmore Surname Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Palmer or an Americanized form of South German Balmer .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Fulmore, Palmer, Haymore, Palace, Palm, Ditmore, Salmon, Delmore

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Where is the Palmore family from?

You can see how Palmore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Palmore family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Palmore families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 53 Palmore families living in London. This was about 41% of all the recorded Palmore's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Palmore families in 1891.
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What did your Palmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Palmore. 79% of Palmore women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Nil
  • Incapacitated
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Palmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palmore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 675 immigration records available for the last name Palmore. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Palmore. For the veterans among your Palmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Palmore lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Palmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Palmore in 1949 was 39, and 70 in 2004.

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