Gala Family History

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Gala Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat): Jain name of unknown meaning. Polish and Hungarian: from a derivative of the personal name Gal.

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


Similar surnames: Gaba, Gall, Bala, Galas, Gara, Galla, Gal, Vala, Gola, Kala

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Gala Family Origin

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Gala Family Occupations

What did your Gala ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gamekeeper and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gala. 25% of Gala men worked as a Gamekeeper and 40% of Gala women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gala were Meter Changer Metropoltn Water Board and Paid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gamekeeper
    25%
  • General Labourer
    25%
  • Lorry Driver
    25%
  • Meter Changer Metropoltn Water Board
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Bank Of England Clerk
    20%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    20%
  • Paid Domestic Duties
    20%

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

Gala Historical Records

What Gala family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gala census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Gala

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gala. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gala. For the veterans among your Gala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gala Life Expectancy

What is the average Gala lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Gala in 1954 was 45, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gala

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gala ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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