Galkin Family History

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Galkin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name for someone from the village of Galki in eastern Belarus. Russian: patronymic from Galka, a nickname meaning ‘jackdaw’, used to denote a thievish or talkative person.

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

Similar surnames: Galin, Galvin, Balkin, Malkin, Laskin, Markin, Zalkin, Ballin, Kalin

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Galkin Family Origin

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Galkin Family Occupations

What did your Galkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Civil Servant Tax Office and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Galkin. 12% of Galkin men worked as a Civil Servant Tax Office and 58% of Galkin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galkin were Colliery Hewer and Childs Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Civil Servant Tax Office
  • Clerical Assistant In The London Cour Council Engaged On Bps Work At Lond Fire Brigade Headquarters S E 1
  • Coal Hewer
  • Colliery Hewer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Still Room Maid
  • Childrens Nurse
  • Childs Nurse

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

Galkin Historical Records

What Galkin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Galkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galkin 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 531 immigration records available for the last name Galkin. 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 183 military records available for the last name Galkin. For the veterans among your Galkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Galkin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Galkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Galkin in 1963 was 77, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galkin

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