Galle Name Meaning

(Gallé) nickname for a cheerful lively person, from a diminutive of Old French gail ‘pleasant’, ‘merry’. Breton: variant of Gall 1. German: variant of Gall, or nickname for an evil person, from Middle High German galle ‘bile’, ‘bitterness’, ‘falsehood’. Danish and Swedish: perhaps from an old byname Galle, believed to derive from Old Danish and Old Swedish galle ‘fault’, ‘defect’. Slovenian: Germanized spelling of Gale 5.

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

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Galle Family Origin

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Galle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Brick Mason

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galle. The most common Galle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Galle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Galle family was Brick Mason.

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Between 1957 and 2004, Galle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Galle in 1957 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galle

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