Gallery Family History

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Gallery Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Riabhaigh ‘son of the brindled lad’ (see McElrath).

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

Similar surnames: Callery, Ganley, Gallen, Talley, Malley, Galley, Halley, Gauley

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Gallery Family Origin

Where is the Gallery family from?

Gallery Family Occupations

What did your Gallery ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gallery occupation in Canada was Cooper. 27% of Gallery's were Coopers. Cooper, Labourer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallery. A less common occupation for the Gallery family was Carter.

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  • Cooper

  • Labourer

  • Baker

  • Carter


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

Gallery Historical Records

What Gallery family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gallery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallery 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gallery. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gallery. For the veterans among your Gallery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gallery Life Expectancy

What is the average Gallery lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gallery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gallery in 1962 was 72, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gallery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gallery 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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