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Gavala Family History

Gavala Name Meaning

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

1,455 Historical Documents with Gavala on Ancestry.com
517 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
146 Military Records
159 Immigration Records
399 Census and Voter Lists
234 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gavala Families

  • Number of Gavala families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     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 Gavala last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gavala census records

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Gavala Family Origin

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Gavala Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gavala 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 Gavala

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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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Gavala Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gavala census records

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Military Service by Gavala

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