Galligan Family History

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Galligan Name Meaning

Southern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gealagáin ‘descendant of Gealagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of geal ‘bright’, ‘white’.

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

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Galligan Family Origin

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Galligan Family Occupations

What did your Galligan ancestors do for a living?

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Miner

    2%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galligan. A less common occupation for the Galligan family was Miner. The most common Galligan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Galligan's were Laborers.

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Galligan Historical Records

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Galligan Life Expectancy

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Famous Galligan Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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