Galas Family History

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Galas Name Meaning

Polish: from a derivative of the personal name Gal. Hungarian: from the personal name Gálos (see Gal). Dutch: variant of Gallas. Spanish: variant of Galaz.

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


Similar surnames: Gala, Balas, Gallas, Galus, Glas, Walas, Palas, Salas, Kalas, Galaz

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Galas Family Origin

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Galas Family Occupations

What did your Galas ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Chambermaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Galas. 34% of Galas men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Galas women worked as a Chambermaid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galas were Charpentier and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Fils De Cult
    12%
  • Charpentier
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Chambermaid
    25%
  • Domestic
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%

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

Galas Historical Records

What Galas family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Galas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galas 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Galas. 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 730 military records available for the last name Galas. For the veterans among your Galas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galas Life Expectancy

What is the average Galas lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Galas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Galas in 1950 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galas 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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