Gallow Family History

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Gallow Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Callow, Ballow, Mallow, Tallon, Gallo, Barlow, Mallo, Fallows

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Gallow Family Origin

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Gallow Family Occupations

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

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Gallow Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gallow Life Expectancy

What is the average Gallow lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gallow 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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