Gallier Family History

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Gallier Name Meaning

French and English: nickname for a jovial man, from an agent derivative of Old French galer ‘to make merry’. Compare English Waller 4.

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

Similar surnames: Vallier, Callier, Hollier, Galley, Parlier, Galler, Tullier, Gallion

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Gallier Family Origin

Where is the Gallier family from?

Gallier Family Occupations

What did your Gallier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gallier occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Gallier's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Brickmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallier. A less common occupation for the Gallier family was Brickmaker Employing 1 Man 4 Boys & 15 Females.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Brickmaker

  • Brickmaker Employing 1 Man 4 Boys & 15 Females


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

Gallier Historical Records

What Gallier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gallier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallier 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 722 immigration records available for the last name Gallier. 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 782 military records available for the last name Gallier. For the veterans among your Gallier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gallier Life Expectancy

What is the average Gallier lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gallier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gallier in 1952 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gallier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gallier 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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