Galan Name Meaning

Spanish (Galán): nickname from galán ‘beau’, ‘suitor’, a loanword from French galant.

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


Similar surnames: Galano, Balan, Galant, Kalan, Malan, Galaz, Galas, Galat, Galang

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Galan Family Origin

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Galan Family Occupations

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  • Attorney At Law

    20%
  • Flax Dresser

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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In 1880, Attorney At Law, Flax Dresser and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galan. A less common occupation for the Galan family was Laborer. The most common Galan occupation in the USA was Attorney At Law. 20% of Galan's were Attorney At Laws.

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Galan Historical Records

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Galan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Galan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Galan in 1946 was 55, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galan

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