Galecki Family History

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Galecki Name Meaning

Polish (Galecki): habitational name from any of various places named Galki, probably from galka ‘knob’. These are found in the voivodeships of Radom, Siedlce, and Sieradz; also (during the Middle Ages) in the southern borderland of Poland, now part of Ukraine.

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

Similar surnames: Malecki, Walicki, Marecki, Pilecki, Galicki, Kawecki, Gorecki

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Galecki Family Origin

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Galecki Family Occupations

What did your Galecki ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Galecki. 69% of Galecki men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Galecki women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galecki were Press Operator and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Molder
  • Press Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
  • Operator

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

Galecki Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 660 census records available for the last name Galecki. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galecki 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 359 immigration records available for the last name Galecki. 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 203 military records available for the last name Galecki. For the veterans among your Galecki ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galecki Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Galecki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Galecki in 1959 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

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