Gallop Family History

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Gallop Name Meaning

English: nickname for a rash or impetuous person or a metonymic occupational name for a messenger, from modern English gallop (Old French galop, probably of imitative origin).

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


Similar surnames: Galley, Tallon, Gallo, Callow, Galler, Gall, Gallup, Gallon, Galle

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Gallop Family Origin

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Gallop Family Occupations

What did your Gallop ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gallop family was Carpenter. Fisherman, Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallop. The most common Gallop occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 7% of Gallop's were Fishermans.

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  • Fisherman

    7%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Gallop Historical Records

What Gallop family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gallop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallop 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 Gallop

Passenger List

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

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Gallop Life Expectancy

What is the average Gallop lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gallop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gallop in 1954 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gallop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gallop 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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