Galella Family History

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Galella Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Gallello, which is probably from a pet form of the personal name Gallo (see Galli).

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

Similar surnames: Galla, Zarella, Farella, Paolella, Pacella, Gardella, Masella

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Galella Family Origin

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Galella Family Occupations

What did your Galella ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Barber and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Galella. 46% of Galella men worked as a Barber

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Barber
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk

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

Galella Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 596 census records available for the last name Galella. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galella 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 252 immigration records available for the last name Galella. 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 158 military records available for the last name Galella. For the veterans among your Galella ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galella Life Expectancy

What is the average Galella lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Galella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Galella in 1962 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

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