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Galiano Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: from the Late Latin personal name Gallianus, a derivative of Gallius, from Gallus (see Gall 2). Italian: habitational name from a place called Galiano.

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


Similar surnames: Gagliano, Galliano, Aliano, Albano, Calvano, Mariano, Galano, Gaetano

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Where is the Galiano family from?

You can see how Galiano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Galiano family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Galiano families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Galiano families living in Louisiana. This was about 67% of all the recorded Galiano's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Galiano families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Galiano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Galiano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Galiano. 29% of Galiano men worked as a Laborer and 38% of Galiano women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galiano were Bartender and New Worker.

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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
    29%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Bartender
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    38%
  • Machine Operator
    38%
  • New Worker
    25%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Galiano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galiano 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 Galiano. 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 708 military records available for the last name Galiano. For the veterans among your Galiano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Galiano lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Galiano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Galiano in 1958 was 75, and 86 in 2004.

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