Gala Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat): Jain name of unknown meaning. Polish and Hungarian: from a derivative of the personal name Gal.

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


Similar surnames: Gaba, Gall, Bala, Galas, Gara, Galla, Gal, Vala, Gola, Kala

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Gala Family Origin

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Gala Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Retired Farmer

    33%

In 1880, the most common Gala occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gala's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gala. A less common occupation for the Gala family was Retired Farmer.

Source: Census data for Gala | Data not to scale

Gala Historical Records

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Gala Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Gala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Gala in 1954 was 45, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gala

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