Galanis Family History

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Galanis Name Meaning

Greek: nickname for someone with pale blue eyes, from the adjective galanos ‘azure’, ‘milky blue’.

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

Similar surnames: Alanis, Galano, Ganis, Sallis, Galanos, Galinis, Ballis, Galkin

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Galanis Family Origin

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Galanis Family Occupations

What did your Galanis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Galanis. 16% of Galanis men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Galanis women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galanis were Cook and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Waiter
  • Cook

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Stitcher
  • Waitress
  • Operator

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

Galanis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Galanis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galanis 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Galanis. 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 307 military records available for the last name Galanis. For the veterans among your Galanis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galanis Life Expectancy

What is the average Galanis lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Galanis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Galanis in 1954 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

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