Gallen Family History

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Gallen Name Meaning

Northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Galláin ‘descendant of Gallán’, a personal name from a diminutive of gall ‘rooster’.

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


Similar surnames: Galley, Gillen, Allen, Galler, Galen, Kallen, Tallon, Fallen, Hallen

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Gallen Family Origin

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Gallen Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Saloon Keeper

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gallen family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallen. The most common Gallen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Gallen's were Farmers.

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Gallen Historical Records

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Gallen Life Expectancy

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