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Galusha Name Meaning

Americanized form of Polish Gałusza: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Galayda, Salus, Gusa, Jalufka, Gause, Ganus, Gaughan, Kaluza

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Where is the Galusha family from?

You can see how Galusha families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Galusha family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Galusha families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 23 Galusha families living in New York. This was about 41% of all the recorded Galusha's in USA. New York had the highest population of Galusha families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Galusha surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Galusha ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Galusha. 26% of Galusha men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Galusha women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Galusha were Salesman and Machine Operator. .

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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

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Telephone Operator
    8%
  • Machine Operator
    8%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Galusha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galusha 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 350 immigration records available for the last name Galusha. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Galusha. For the veterans among your Galusha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Galusha lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Galusha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Galusha in 1954 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

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