Galipeau Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Galipeau Name Meaning

French: from Old French galipe ‘galley,’ an occupational nickname for a seaman. Possibly a respelling of French Galipot, from garipot ‘pine tar’, used to seal joints in ships; thus also an occupational name for a seaman.

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


Similar surnames: Gallipeau, Gauvreau, Beliveau, Gastineau, Valleau, Cariveau, Saline

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Galipeau Family Origin

Where is the Galipeau family from?

Galipeau Family Occupations

What did your Galipeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Galipeau occupation in Canada was Farmer. 11% of Galipeau's were Farmers. Farmer, Cultivateur and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galipeau. A less common occupation for the Galipeau family was Laborer.

View Census data for Galipeau | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    11%
  • Cultivateur

    10%
  • Journalier

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Galipeau Historical Records

What Galipeau family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Galipeau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galipeau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Galipeau

Passenger List

There are 595 immigration records available for the last name Galipeau. 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.

View all Galipeau immigration records

Draft Card

There are 690 military records available for the last name Galipeau. For the veterans among your Galipeau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Galipeau military records

You've only scratched the surface of Galipeau family history.

Galipeau Life Expectancy

What is the average Galipeau lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Galipeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Galipeau in 1955 was 42, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galipeau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galipeau 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.

Famous Galipeau Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name