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Galli Family History

Galli Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from Gallo. Swiss German: variant of Galle 3. Hungarian: variant of Gáli, pet form of the ecclesiastical name Gallus (see Gal).

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


Similar surnames: Galla, Gall, Galle, Gallik, Gally, Valli, Lalli, Gallo, Balli, Galler

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Where is the Galli family from?

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

What did your Galli ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Galli. 20% of Galli men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Galli women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galli were Truck Driver and Packer.

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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
    20%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    13%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Operator
    9%
  • Packer
    8%
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What Galli family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Galli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galli 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Galli. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Galli. For the veterans among your Galli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Galli lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Galli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Galli in 1945 was 67, and 78 in 2004.

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