Gallego Family History

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Gallego Name Meaning

Spanish: ethnic name for someone from Galicia, Spanish gallego.

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


Similar surnames: Gallegos, Gallo, Galley, Vallejo, Galles, Galler, Valles, Valleau

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Gallego Family Origin

Where is the Gallego family from?

Gallego Family Occupations

What did your Gallego ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallego. The most common Gallego occupation in the USA was Laborer. 48% of Gallego's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gallego family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Gallego | Data not to scale

  • Laborer

    48%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Gallego Historical Records

What Gallego family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gallego. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallego census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Gallego

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gallego. 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 Gallego. For the veterans among your Gallego ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gallego Life Expectancy

What is the average Gallego lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gallego life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Gallego in 1942 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gallego

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gallego 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.

Famous Gallego Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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