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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

What did your Galla ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Engineer

    17%
  • Hotel Keeper

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

Galla Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Galla Life Expectancy

What is the average Galla lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galla

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galla 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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