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Galicia Name Meaning

Spanish: ethnic name for someone from the former kingdom of Galicia, now an autonomous region of northwestern Spain.

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


Similar surnames: Palencia, Palacio, Valencia, Galica, Galinis, Garcia, Galicki

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Galicia Family Origin

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Galicia Family Occupations

What did your Galicia ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Galicia ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Galicia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Galicia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galicia 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Galicia. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Galicia. For the veterans among your Galicia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galicia Life Expectancy

What is the average Galicia lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Galicia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Galicia in 1945 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galicia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galicia 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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