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Galanos Name Meaning

Greek: variant of Galanis.

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


Similar surnames: Galano, Galanis, Alanis, Galanti, Galas, Glaros, Galatas, Galeano

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Where is the Galanos family from?

You can see how Galanos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Galanos family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Galanos families living in California. This was about 11% of all the recorded Galanos's in USA. California and 3 other states had the highest population of Galanos families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Galanos surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Galanos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Waiter and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Galanos. 20% of Galanos men worked as a Waiter and 100% of Galanos women worked as a Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Waiter
    20%
  • Proprietor
    20%
  • Cook
    20%
  • Roller
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 809 census records available for the last name Galanos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galanos census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 922 immigration records available for the last name Galanos. 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 Cards

There are 188 military records available for the last name Galanos. For the veterans among your Galanos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Galanos lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Galanos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Galanos in 1963 was 71, and 81 in 2004.

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