Galati Family History

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Galati Name Meaning

Italian: from the medieval Greek personal name Galates, originally meaning ‘person from Galatia or Gaul’. Galatia was an ancient territory of central Asia Minor, so called from its inhabitants, Celtic speakers who invaded from the west in the 3rd century bc. Gaul (Latin Gallia) consisted originally of the Celtic-speaking territories of what is now France; the Latin term was extended to include northern Italy after the Celtic invasions of the 4th and 3rd centuries bc.

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

Similar surnames: Galanti, Galante, Gulati, Lala, Blasi, Galdi, Gala, Palagi, Salata

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Galati Family Origin

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Galati Family Occupations

What did your Galati ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Galati. 14% of Galati men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Galati women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galati were Salesman and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Barber
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • New Worker
  • Finisher
  • Dressmaker

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

Galati Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Galati. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galati 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Galati. 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 964 military records available for the last name Galati. For the veterans among your Galati ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galati Life Expectancy

What is the average Galati lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Galati life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Galati in 1946 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

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