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Gallegos Family History

Gallegos Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Gallegos, originally denoting a place settled by ‘people from Galicia’.

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

510,485 Historical Documents with Gallegos on Ancestry.com
314,205 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,098 Military Records
8,588 Immigration Records
48,904 Census and Voter Lists
129,690 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gallegos Families

  • Number of Gallegos families
     306 - 609
     103 - 305
     1 - 102
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gallegos families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gallegos last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gallegos census records

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Gallegos Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gallegos families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Gallegos Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gallegos 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 Gallegos

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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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Gallegos Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gallegos census records

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Gallegos Civil War Service Records

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