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Galik Family History

Galik Name Meaning

Polish and Hungarian (Gálik): from a pet form of a personal name: Polish Gal, Hungarian Gál (see Gal).

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


Similar surnames: Balik, Galin, Gawlik, Gal, Malik, Halik, Gall, Wasik, Gala, Balek

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Where is the Galik family from?

You can see how Galik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Galik family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Galik families living in Illinois. This was about 19% of all the recorded Galik's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Galik families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Galik surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Galik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Galik. 34% of Galik men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Galik women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galik were Salesman 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
    34%
  • Labor
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    31%
  • Secretary
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • New Worker
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Galik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galik 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 Galik. 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 400 military records available for the last name Galik. For the veterans among your Galik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Galik lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Galik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Galik in 1962 was 83, and 71 in 2004.

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