Gallegos Family History

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Gallegos Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Gallegos, originally denoting a place settled by ‘people from Galicia’.

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


Similar surnames: Gallego, Gallo, Valles, Vallejo, Gallino, Villegas, Galles, Galler

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Gallegos Family Origin

Where is the Gallegos family from?

Gallegos Family Occupations

What did your Gallegos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gallegos occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Gallegos's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallegos. A less common occupation for the Gallegos family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Gallegos Historical Records

What Gallegos family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gallegos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallegos 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 Gallegos

Passenger List

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

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Gallegos Life Expectancy

What is the average Gallegos lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Gallegos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gallegos in 1941 was 34, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gallegos

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gallegos 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 Gallegos Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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