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Galkin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name for someone from the village of Galki in eastern Belarus. Russian: patronymic from Galka, a nickname meaning ‘jackdaw’, used to denote a thievish or talkative person.

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


Similar surnames: Galin, Galvin, Balkin, Malkin, Laskin, Markin, Zalkin, Ballin, Kalin

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Galkin Family Origin

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Galkin Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Galkin occupation in the USA was Retired Merchant. 100% of Galkin's were Retired Merchants.

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  • Retired Merchant

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Galkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Galkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galkin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Galkin. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Galkin. For the veterans among your Galkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Galkin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Galkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Galkin in 1963 was 77, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galkin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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