Galka Family History

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Galka Name Meaning

Polish (Galka): nickname from Polish galka ‘knob’, ‘lump’, probably denoting someone who was disfigured by a prominent carbuncle. This name is also established in German-speaking lands.

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

Similar surnames: Kalka, Gaska, Galla, Gajda, Gall, Gala, Galkin, Gal, Palka, Galuska

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Galka Family Origin

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Galka Family Occupations

What did your Galka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Galka. 12% of Galka men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Galka women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galka were Machine Operator and Cigar Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Mechanic
  • Clerk
  • Machine Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Maid
  • Bench Worker
  • Cigar Maker

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

Galka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Galka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galka 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 914 immigration records available for the last name Galka. 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 522 military records available for the last name Galka. For the veterans among your Galka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galka Life Expectancy

What is the average Galka lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Galka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Galka in 1961 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galka 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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