Galaz Family History

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Galaz Name Meaning

Spanish (Gálaz) and Portuguese: possibly from a personal name of literary origin. Compare Galasso.

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


Similar surnames: Galas, Gala, Gaia, Galvez, Salas, Gall, Glad, Nawaz, Giltz, Kala

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Galaz Family Origin

Where is the Galaz family from?

Galaz Family Occupations

What did your Galaz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Artist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Galaz. 38% of Galaz men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Galaz women worked as an Artist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galaz were Truck Driver and General Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Common Laborer
    6%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Artist
    12%
  • At Home
    12%
  • Common Labor
    12%
  • General Housework
    12%

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

Galaz Historical Records

What Galaz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Galaz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galaz 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 Galaz. 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 214 military records available for the last name Galaz. For the veterans among your Galaz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galaz Life Expectancy

What is the average Galaz lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Galaz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Galaz in 1964 was 75, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galaz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galaz 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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