Galle Name Meaning

(Gallé) nickname for a cheerful lively person, from a diminutive of Old French gail ‘pleasant’, ‘merry’. Breton: variant of Gall 1. German: variant of Gall, or nickname for an evil person, from Middle High German galle ‘bile’, ‘bitterness’, ‘falsehood’. Danish and Swedish: perhaps from an old byname Galle, believed to derive from Old Danish and Old Swedish galle ‘fault’, ‘defect’. Slovenian: Germanized spelling of Gale 5.

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


Similar surnames: Gale, Gall, Galley, Galler, Gable, Gille, Galla, Game, Halle, Galli

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Galle Family Origin

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Galle Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labour

    50%
  • Printer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Galle occupation in Canada was Farm Labour. 50% of Galle's were Farm Labours. Farm Labour and Printer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Galle.

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Between 1957 and 2004, Galle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Galle in 1957 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galle

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