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Gallahan Family History

Gallahan Name Meaning
Irish: probably a variant of Galligan.

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

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3,200 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
952 Military Records
703 Immigration Records
3,881 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Gallahan Families

  • Number of Gallahan families
     28 - 53
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gallahan families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gallahan last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gallahan census records

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Gallahan Family Origin

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Gallahan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gallahan 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 Gallahan

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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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Gallahan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gallahan census records

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Gallahan Civil War Service Records

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