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Find more Gallager relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 278 less people named Gallager in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 1,866 people named Gallager in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Gallager in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,588 people named Gallager were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 93
  • 376 adults were unmarried
  • 40% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,673
  • 62 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Gallager families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 29% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Gaelic