Galla Family History

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Galla Name Meaning

Polish, Czech (Moravian) and Slovak: from the personal name Gallus, from Latin Gallus or Gaulus (see Gall 2). Hungarian: from a pet form of Gál (see Gal). Italian: possibly a nickname from a derivative of gallo ‘rooster’; alternatively it could be from medieval Latin gadda ‘oak’, or perhaps a variant of Calla. Muslim: variant of Kalla.

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

Similar surnames: Gall, Gallo, Galli, Gallas, Walla, Palla, Gala, Balla, Galle, Galik

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Galla Family Origin

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Galla Family Occupations

What did your Galla ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Galla. 37% of Galla men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Galla women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galla were Machinist and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Painter
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife

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

Galla Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Galla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galla 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Galla. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Galla. For the veterans among your Galla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galla Life Expectancy

What is the average Galla lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Galla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Galla in 1946 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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