Galgano Family History

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Galgano Name Meaning

Italian: from Galgano, a development of the medieval personal name Galvano, an equivalent of Celtic Gawain (Old French Gauvain), which was widely popularized through the Arthurian romances (see Gavin).

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

Similar surnames: Gargano, Galvan, Galiano, Pagano, Gaetano, Galliano, Calvano

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Galgano Family Origin

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Galgano Family Occupations

What did your Galgano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Galgano. 7% of Galgano men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Galgano women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galgano were Barber and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Tailor
  • Bartender
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Operator
  • Clerk
  • Housewife

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

Galgano Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Galgano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galgano 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 671 immigration records available for the last name Galgano. 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 639 military records available for the last name Galgano. For the veterans among your Galgano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galgano Life Expectancy

What is the average Galgano lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Galgano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Galgano in 1950 was 39, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galgano

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galgano 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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