Gala Family History

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Gala Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat): Jain name of unknown meaning. Polish and Hungarian: from a derivative of the personal name Gal.

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


Similar surnames: Gaba, Gall, Bala, Galas, Gara, Galla, Gal, Vala, Gola, Kala

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Gala Family Origin

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Gala Family Occupations

What did your Gala ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gala family was Retired Farmer. The most common Gala occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gala's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gala.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Retired Farmer

    33%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Gala Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gala 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gala. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Gala. For the veterans among your Gala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gala Life Expectancy

What is the average Gala lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Gala in 1954 was 45, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gala

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gala 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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