Gallivan Family History

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Gallivan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gealbháin (see Galvin). This form is associated particularly with County Kerry.

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


Similar surnames: Galligan, Sullivan, Hallinan, Gilligan, Gillian, Galvin, Halligan

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Gallivan Family Origin

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Gallivan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    17%
  • Boatman Coastguard Commissioned (Seaman R N)

    6%
  • Bootmaker

    6%
  • Brewers Labourer

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gallivan family was Brewers Labourer. The most common Gallivan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 17% of Gallivan's were Labourers. Labourer, Boatman Coastguard Commissioned (Seaman R N) and Bootmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallivan.

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Gallivan Historical Records

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Gallivan Life Expectancy

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