Gallmeyer Family History

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Gallmeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a farmer in the service of a feudal lord named Gall(es), from the medieval personal name Gallus (Latin ‘rooster’).

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

Similar surnames: Dallmeyer, Kallmeyer, Galler, Wolfmeyer, Glassmeyer, Altmeyer

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Gallmeyer Family Origin

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Gallmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Gallmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gallmeyer occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 29% of Gallmeyer's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Agent Sugar Ref. and Clerk In Grocery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallmeyer. A less common occupation for the Gallmeyer family was Gardner.

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  • Carpenter

  • Agent Sugar Ref.

  • Clerk In Grocery

  • Gardner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gallmeyer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gallmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gallmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallmeyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 146 immigration records available for the last name Gallmeyer. 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 Card

There are 151 military records available for the last name Gallmeyer. For the veterans among your Gallmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gallmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Gallmeyer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gallmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gallmeyer in 1959 was 21, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gallmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gallmeyer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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