Galan Family History

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Galan Name Meaning

Spanish (Galán): nickname from galán ‘beau’, ‘suitor’, a loanword from French galant.

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


Similar surnames: Galano, Balan, Galant, Kalan, Malan, Galaz, Galas, Galat, Galang

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Galan Family Origin

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Galan Family Occupations

What did your Galan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Able Seaman 3839 Ss Trorgate 1134416 and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Galan. 25% of Galan men worked as an Able Seaman 3839 Ss Trorgate 1134416 and 34% of Galan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galan were Ship Wright Heavy Work and Solicitors Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Able Seaman 3839 Ss Trorgate 1134416
    25%
  • Hotel Keeper
    25%
  • Schoolmaster
    25%
  • Ship Wright Heavy Work
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Cook
    23%
  • Probationer Nurse
    12%
  • Solicitors Clerk
    12%

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

Galan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Galan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galan 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Galan. 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 Galan. For the veterans among your Galan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galan Life Expectancy

What is the average Galan lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Galan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Galan in 1946 was 55, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galan 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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