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Gallion Surname Meaning

English (Cambridgeshire): from the Middle English (Old French) personal names Galian Galien Galion from Latin Galianus or Galienus (masculine) and Latin Galiena (feminine). English: variant of Gallon . French: nickname from a diminutive of Old French galier ‘man with a cheerful disposition’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ballin, Fillion, Tallon, Galvin, Gallier, Vallin, Galpin, Gullion

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Where is the Gallion family from?

You can see how Gallion families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gallion family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gallion families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Gallion families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Gallion's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Gallion families in 1911.
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What did your Gallion ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Gallion. 100% of Gallion men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Gallion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallion census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 621 immigration records available for the last name Gallion. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Gallion. For the veterans among your Gallion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gallion lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gallion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gallion in 1943 was 29, and 62 in 2004.

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