Gallop Family History

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Gallop Name Meaning

English: nickname for a rash or impetuous person or a metonymic occupational name for a messenger, from modern English gallop (Old French galop, probably of imitative origin).

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

Similar surnames: Galley, Tallon, Gallo, Callow, Galler, Gall, Gallup, Gallon, Galle

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Gallop Family Origin

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Gallop Family Occupations

What did your Gallop ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gallop. 31% of Gallop men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Gallop women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gallop were Barber and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Cook
  • Dressmaker
  • Farmer
  • Housekeeper

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

Gallop Historical Records

What Gallop family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Gallop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallop 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gallop. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Gallop. For the veterans among your Gallop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gallop Life Expectancy

What is the average Gallop lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gallop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gallop in 1954 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gallop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gallop 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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