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Galeman Family History

Galeman Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Goleman, Gallman, Aleman, Coleman, Kalman, Allman, Waldman, Galvan

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Where is the Galeman family from?

You can see how Galeman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Galeman family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Galeman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Galeman families living in Georgia. This was about 80% of all the recorded Galeman's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Galeman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Galeman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Galeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Galeman. 100% of Galeman men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 265 census records available for the last name Galeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galeman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 25 immigration records available for the last name Galeman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 14 military records available for the last name Galeman. For the veterans among your Galeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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