Gallion Family History

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Gallion Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Old French galier ‘man with a cheerful disposition’.

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

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

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Gallion Family Origin

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Gallion Family Occupations

What did your Gallion ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gallion occupation in Canada was Clerk. 50% of Gallion's were Clerks. Clerk and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gallion.

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  • Clerk

  • Servant


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

Gallion Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Gallion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallioncensus 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 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 Card

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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Gallion Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gallion 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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