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Gallas Name Meaning

Dutch: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Gerlach. Dutch: possibly also a nickname from galasse ‘cobblestone’ or ‘gall stone’. Polish: variant of Galas. Eastern German: variant of Gall 2, with the Slavic suffix -as.

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


Similar surnames: Galla, Pallas, Ballas, Galas, Galler, Hallas, Gall, Galley, Alles

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Gallas Family Origin

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Gallas Family Occupations

What did your Gallas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallas. A less common occupation for the Gallas family was Carpenter. The most common Gallas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Gallas's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Gallas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gallas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallas 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gallas. 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 Gallas. For the veterans among your Gallas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gallas Life Expectancy

What is the average Gallas lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gallas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gallas in 1954 was 47, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gallas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gallas 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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