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Gallo Family History

Gallo Name Meaning
Italian and Spanish: nickname from gallo ‘rooster’ (Latin gallus), given originally to a person with some of the attributes associated with a rooster, as for example a powerful voice or sexual prowess.Italian: from the medieval personal name Gallo (see Gall 2).Italian and Greek (Gallos): ethnic name for someone from France or Gaul (Latin Gallus).Italian: habitational name from any of numerous places named with this word, especially in southern Italy, as for example Gallo Matese in Caserta province.

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

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11,011 Military Records
22,843 Immigration Records
39,159 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Gallo Families

  • Number of Gallo families
     201 - 399
     68 - 200
     1 - 67
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gallo families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gallo last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gallo Family Origin

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Gallo Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gallo

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Gallo Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gallo census records

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Gallo Civil War Service Records

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