Galton Family History

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Galton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Dorset named Galton.

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

Similar surnames: Halton, Dalton, Alton, Gatton, Garton, Salton, Talton, Gayton, Calton

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Galton Family Origin

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Galton Family Occupations

What did your Galton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Bookkeeper and Nurse Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Galton. 34% of Galton men worked as a Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper
  • Labourer
  • Labuer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurse Maid

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

Galton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Galton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galton 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 Galton. 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 559 military records available for the last name Galton. For the veterans among your Galton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galton Life Expectancy

What is the average Galton lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Galton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Galton in 1966 was 76, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galton 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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