Galer Name Meaning

English: variant of Gale 3. Possibly a respelling of German Gähler, a variant of Gehler.

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


Similar surnames: Haler, Gales, Saler, Gaber, Galen, Galler, Paler, Maler, Gager

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Galer Family Origin

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Galer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Store Keeper

    15%
  • Bailiff

    8%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Store Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galer. A less common occupation for the Galer family was Bailiff. The most common Galer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Galer's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Galer | Data not to scale

Galer Historical Records

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Galer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Galer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Galer in 1953 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galer

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