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Gallia Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from a minor place so named.

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


Similar surnames: Gollin, Gallino, Ballin, Gallina, Galli, Galdi, Galler, Calla, Galla

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Where is the Gallia family from?

You can see how Gallia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gallia family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Gallia families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 30 Gallia families living in Louisiana. This was about 58% of all the recorded Gallia's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Gallia families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gallia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gallia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gallia. 24% of Gallia men worked as a Laborer and 38% of Gallia women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gallia were Miner and Student Nurse.

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Miner
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    38%
  • New Worker
    38%
  • Student Nurse
    25%
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What Gallia family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gallia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallia 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 496 immigration records available for the last name Gallia. 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 390 military records available for the last name Gallia. For the veterans among your Gallia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gallia lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Gallia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gallia in 1965 was 71, and 63 in 2004.

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