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Galvis Name Meaning

Catalan: probably a Catalan equivalent of Spanish Gálvez (see Galvez ).

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

Similar surnames: Gallis, Galvez, Gallik, Gelvin, Bavis, Alviso, Salis, Salvas, Galas

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Where is the Galvis family from?

You can see how Galvis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Galvis family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Galvis families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Galvis families living in Ontario. This was about 63% of all the recorded Galvis's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Galvis families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Galvis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Galvis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Galvis. 100% of Galvis men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Galvis women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Beauty Operator
  • Finisher
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Census Records

There are 415 census records available for the last name Galvis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galvis 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 594 immigration records available for the last name Galvis. 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 66 military records available for the last name Galvis. For the veterans among your Galvis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Galvis lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Galvis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Galvis in 1963 was 72, and 89 in 2004.

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