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Gallagher Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gallchobhair ‘descendant of Gallchobhar’, a personal name from the elements gall ‘strange’, ‘foreign’ + cabhair ‘help’, ‘support’.

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


Similar surnames: Faragher, Dalager, Callaghan, Galligher, Galler, Gallager, Gallaugher

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Gallagher Family Origin

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Gallagher Family Occupations

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

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Housekeeper

    2%
  • Charwoman

    1%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gallagher family was Charwoman. Labourer, Coal Miner and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallagher. The most common Gallagher occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Gallagher's were Labourers.

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Gallagher Historical Records

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Gallagher Life Expectancy

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