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Gallaway Family History

Gallaway Name Meaning
Respelling of the Scottish regional name Galloway.

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

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28,450 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,264 Military Records
1,963 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Gallaway Families

  • Number of Gallaway families
     58 - 114
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gallaway families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gallaway families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gallaway census records

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Gallaway Family Origin

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Gallaway Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gallaway 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 Gallaway

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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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Gallaway Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gallaway census records

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Gallaway Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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