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Palms Family History

Palms Surname Meaning

Dutch: variant of Palm 5.

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

Similar surnames: Palm, Pals, Palma, Palas, Palys, Alms, Pall, Puls, Salas, Pels

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Where is the Palms family from?

You can see how Palms families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Palms family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Palms families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 5 Palms families living in Worcestershire. This was 100% of all the recorded Palms's in United Kingdom. Worcestershire had the highest population of Palms families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Palms surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Palms ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Palms. 100% of Palms 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
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Palms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palms 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 429 immigration records available for the last name Palms. 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 622 military records available for the last name Palms. For the veterans among your Palms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Palms lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Palms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Palms in 1952 was 31, and 83 in 2004.

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