Galarneau Family History

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Galarneau Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Old French galerne ‘northwest wind’.

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

Similar surnames: Galipeau, Gauvreau, Corneau, Gastineau, Gallipeau, Garnett, Garner

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Galarneau Family Origin

Where is the Galarneau family from?

Galarneau Family Occupations

What did your Galarneau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Galarneau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 15% of Galarneau's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galarneau. A less common occupation for the Galarneau family was Cordonnier.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Journalier

  • School

  • Cordonnier


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Galarneau ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Galarneau Historical Records

What Galarneau family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Galarneau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galarneau 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 Galarneau

Passenger List

There are 465 immigration records available for the last name Galarneau. 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 834 military records available for the last name Galarneau. For the veterans among your Galarneau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galarneau Life Expectancy

What is the average Galarneau lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Galarneau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Galarneau in 1946 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galarneau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galarneau 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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