Galpin Family History

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Galpin Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a messenger or scullion (in a monastery), from Old French galopin ‘page’, ‘turnspit’, from galoper ‘to gallop’.

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


Similar surnames: Galvin, Gilpin, Harpin, Ballin, Gardin, Albin, Lappin, Gauvin, Maupin

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Galpin Family Origin

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Galpin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Galpin family was Annuitant. The most common Galpin occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Galpin's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galpin.

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Galpin Historical Records

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Galpin Life Expectancy

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