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Gallison Family History

Gallison Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Mallison, Allison, Alliston, Garrison, Collison, Alison, Ellison

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Where is the Gallison family from?

You can see how Gallison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gallison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gallison families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 8 Gallison families living in Maine. This was about 67% of all the recorded Gallison's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Gallison families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gallison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gallison ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gallison. 28% of Gallison men worked as a Laborer and 36% of Gallison women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gallison were Painter and Laborer. .

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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
    28%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Mechanic
    16%
  • Painter
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    36%
  • Housewife
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Laborer
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gallison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallison 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 376 immigration records available for the last name Gallison. 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 392 military records available for the last name Gallison. For the veterans among your Gallison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gallison lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gallison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Gallison in 1951 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

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