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Gallenstein Name Meaning

German: unexplained; perhaps a habitational or topographic name from a minor or lost place so named, either from the family name Galle, which derived from the personal name Gallus (Latin for ‘rooster’) or from galle ‘wet, damaged spot (in a field)’ + Stein.

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


Similar surnames: Wallenstein, Falkenstein, Eisenstein, Hartenstein, Adelstein

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Gallenstein Family Origin

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Gallenstein Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gallenstein. The most common Gallenstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Gallenstein's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Blacksmith

    33%

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Gallenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gallenstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Gallenstein lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gallenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gallenstein in 1945 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gallenstein 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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