Galipeau Family History

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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

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Galipeau Family Origin

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Galipeau Family Occupations

What did your Galipeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Journalier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Galipeau. 19% of Galipeau men worked as a Cultivateur and 13% of Galipeau women worked as a Journalier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galipeau were Labourer and Modiste

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    19%
  • Journalier
    13%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Labourer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
    13%
  • Servante
    10%
  • Vendeuse
    10%
  • Modiste
    7%

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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