Gallon Family History

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Gallon Name Meaning

English (chiefly Northumberland) and French: perhaps a variant of Gale 2.

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


Similar surnames: Gallin, Tallon, Gallop, Ballon, Gallant, Gall, Salmon, Gammon, Gollon

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Gallon Family Origin

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Gallon Family Occupations

What did your Gallon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gallon family was Blacksmith. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallon. The most common Gallon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Gallon's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Gallon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gallon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gallon 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gallon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gallon. For the veterans among your Gallon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gallon Life Expectancy

What is the average Gallon lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gallon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Gallon in 1949 was 48, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gallon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gallon 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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