Galligher Family History

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Galligher Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Gallagher.

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


Similar surnames: Galliher, Gallager, Gallaugher, Galleher, Golliher, Gallaher

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Galligher Family Origin

Where is the Galligher family from?

Galligher Family Occupations

What did your Galligher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Galligher occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 13% of Galligher's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Galligher family was Charwoman. Coal Miner, Card Tenter At Cotton Mill and Carder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galligher.

View Census data for Galligher | Data not to scale

  • Coal Miner

    13%
  • Card Tenter At Cotton Mill

    7%
  • Carder

    7%
  • Charwoman

    7%

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

Galligher Historical Records

What Galligher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Galligher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galligher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Galligher

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Galligher. 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 Galligher. For the veterans among your Galligher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galligher Life Expectancy

What is the average Galligher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Galligher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Galligher in 1958 was 63, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galligher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galligher 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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