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Galan Family History

Galan Name Meaning
Spanish (Galán): nickname from galán ‘beau’, ‘suitor’, a loanword from French galant.

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

88,515 Historical Documents with Galan on Ancestry.com
65,471 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,565 Military Records
5,991 Immigration Records
7,917 Census and Voter Lists
7,571 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Galan Families

  • Number of Galan families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Galan families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Galan families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Galan census records

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Galan Family Origin

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Galan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Galan families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Galan

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Galan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Galan census records

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Galan Civil War Service Records

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