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

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  • Railway Share Holder

    50%
  • Tailoress

    50%

In 1881, Railway Share Holder and Tailoress were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Galan. The most common Galan occupation in the UK was Railway Share Holder. 50% of Galan's were Railway Share Holders.

Source: Census data for Galan | Data not to scale

Galan Historical Records

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Galan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galan

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