Gallaway Family History

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Gallaway Name Meaning

Respelling of the Scottish regional name Galloway.

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


Similar surnames: Galloway, Galway, Hallaway, Callaway, Alloway, Halliday, Gallaspy

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Gallaway Family Origin

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Gallaway Family Occupations

What did your Gallaway ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gallaway occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Gallaway's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallaway. A less common occupation for the Gallaway family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • Shoemaker

    6%
  • Baker

    3%

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

Gallaway Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gallaway Life Expectancy

What is the average Gallaway lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gallaway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gallaway in 1955 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gallaway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gallaway 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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