Galipeau Family History

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Galipeau Name Meaning

French: from Old French galipe ‘galley,’ an occupational nickname for a seaman. Possibly a respelling of French Galipot, from garipot ‘pine tar’, used to seal joints in ships; thus also an occupational name for a seaman.

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


Similar surnames: Gallipeau, Gauvreau, Beliveau, Gastineau, Valleau, Cariveau, Saline

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Galipeau Family Origin

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Galipeau Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Galipeau ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Cultivateur

    10%
  • Journalier

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

Canada shown, England data unavailable

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Galipeau family was Laborer. Farmer, Cultivateur and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galipeau. The most common Galipeau occupation in Canada was Farmer. 11% of Galipeau's were Farmers.

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Galipeau Historical Records

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Galipeau Life Expectancy

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