Galaska Family History

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Galaska Name Meaning

Polish (Galazka): nickname for a small or insignificant person from galazka ‘twig’, ‘branch’.

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


Similar surnames: Galuska, Gaska, Laska, Galuszka, Glaza, Palka, Galka, Maslanka, Kalka

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Galaska Family Origin

Where is the Galaska family from?

Galaska Family Occupations

What did your Galaska ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Galaska. 12% of Galaska men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Galaska women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galaska were Salesman and Box Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Machinist
    12%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    11%
  • Assembler
    6%
  • Assorter
    6%
  • Box Maker
    6%

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

Galaska Historical Records

What Galaska family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 588 census records available for the last name Galaska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galaska 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 282 immigration records available for the last name Galaska. 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 166 military records available for the last name Galaska. For the veterans among your Galaska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galaska Life Expectancy

What is the average Galaska lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Galaska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Galaska in 1964 was 75, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galaska

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galaska 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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