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Gagliardo Family History

Gagliardo Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from a nickname or medieval personal name Gagliardo, a loanword from Occitan galhard or French gaillard ‘strong’, ‘robust’.

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


Similar surnames: Gagliardi, Guagliardo, Gucciardo, Gaillard, Gagliano, Gallardo

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Where is the Gagliardo family from?

You can see how Gagliardo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gagliardo family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gagliardo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Gagliardo families living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Gagliardo's in the USA. California had the highest population of Gagliardo families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gagliardo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gagliardo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Finisher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gagliardo. 22% of Gagliardo men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Gagliardo women worked as a Finisher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gagliardo were New Worker and Machine Operator.

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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

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Finisher
    15%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Machine Operator
    9%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gagliardo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gagliardo 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gagliardo. 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 715 military records available for the last name Gagliardo. For the veterans among your Gagliardo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gagliardo lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gagliardo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Gagliardo in 1960 was 67, and 54 in 2004.

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