Galicia Family History

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Galicia Name Meaning

Spanish: ethnic name for someone from the former kingdom of Galicia, now an autonomous region of northwestern Spain.

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

Similar surnames: Palencia, Palacio, Valencia, Galica, Galinis, Garcia, Galicki

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Galicia Family Origin

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Galicia Family Occupations

What did your Galicia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Galicia. 44% of Galicia men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Galicia women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galicia were Bus Boy and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Agricultor
  • Bus Boy

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
  • Housekeeper
  • Lodginghs Kepr
  • Nurse

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

Galicia Historical Records

What Galicia family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Galicia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galicia 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 Galicia

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Galicia. 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 338 military records available for the last name Galicia. For the veterans among your Galicia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galicia Life Expectancy

What is the average Galicia lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Galicia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Galicia in 1945 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galicia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galicia 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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