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Gallenstein Name Meaning

German: perhaps a habitational name from a minor or lost place so named derived from galle ‘wet damaged spot (in a field)’ + Stein . This surname is rare in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Wallenstein, Falkenstein, Eisenstein, Hartenstein, Adelstein

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Where is the Gallenstein family from?

You can see how Gallenstein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gallenstein family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Gallenstein families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Gallenstein family living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Gallenstein's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Gallenstein families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gallenstein surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gallenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gallenstein. 25% of Gallenstein men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Gallenstein women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gallenstein were Laborer and Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    43%
  • Inspector
    29%
  • Clerk
    29%
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What Gallenstein family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 540 census records available for the last name Gallenstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallenstein 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 74 immigration records available for the last name Gallenstein. 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 337 military records available for the last name Gallenstein. For the veterans among your Gallenstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gallenstein lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gallenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gallenstein in 1945 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

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