Galles Family History

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Galles Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of the French name Gallois (meaning ‘Gallic’), which was taken to Germany by Huguenot refugees who settled east of the Rhine. In some cases possibly Catalan Gallès, an ethnic name from gallès ‘Gallic’, from Late Latin gallense.

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


Similar surnames: Gilles, Valles, Salles, Balles, Galley, Galle, Galler, Gayles, Gallas

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Galles Family Origin

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Galles Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Wagon Maker

    18%
  • Butcher Store

    9%
  • Gen. Merchant

    9%

In 1880, the most common Galles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Galles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Galles family was Gen. Merchant. Farmer, Wagon Maker and Butcher Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galles.

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Galles Life Expectancy

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