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Galarneau Family History

Galarneau Name Meaning
French: from a diminutive of Old French galerne ‘northwest wind’.

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

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12,257 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
822 Military Records
371 Immigration Records
10,200 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Galarneau Families

  • Number of Galarneau families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Galarneau last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Galarneau census records

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Galarneau Family Origin

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Galarneau Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Galarneau

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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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Galarneau Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Galarneau census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Galarneau ancestors, such as occupation.

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Military Service by Galarneau

Did the Galarneaus fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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