Galla Name Meaning

Polish, Czech (Moravian) and Slovak: from the personal name Gallus, from Latin Gallus or Gaulus (see Gall 2). Hungarian: from a pet form of Gál (see Gal). Italian: possibly a nickname from a derivative of gallo ‘rooster’; alternatively it could be from medieval Latin gadda ‘oak’, or perhaps a variant of Calla. Muslim: variant of Kalla.

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


Similar surnames: Gall, Gallo, Galli, Gallas, Walla, Palla, Gala, Balla, Galle, Galik

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Galla Family Origin

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Galla Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Engineer

    17%
  • Hotel Keeper

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Galla occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Galla's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Engineer and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galla. A less common occupation for the Galla family was Laborer.

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Galla Historical Records

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Galla Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Galla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Galla in 1946 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galla

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