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Galvez Name Meaning

Spanish (Gálvez): patronymic from the medieval personal name Galve (Arabic Ghalib ‘triumphant’), which was borne by various Moorish chieftains in Spanish history and legend, notably the father-in-law of Al-Mansur, the 10th-century vizier of Córdoba.

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


Similar surnames: Gamez, Galvan, Galaz, Galler, Gallen, Kallen, Galea, Galvin, Garvey

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Galvez Family Origin

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Galvez Family Occupations

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  • Cook

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Galvez family was Laborer. Cook and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Galvez. The most common Galvez occupation in the USA was Cook. 33% of Galvez's were Cooks.

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Galvez Historical Records

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Galvez Life Expectancy

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