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Galvez Name Meaning

Spanish (Gálvez): patronymic from the medieval personal name Galve (Arabic Ghalib ‘triumphant’), which was borne by various Moorish chieftains in Spanish history and legend, notably the father-in-law of Al-Mansur, the 10th-century vizier of Córdoba.

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

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Galvez Family Origin

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Galvez Family Occupations

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  • Cook

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

In 1880, the most common Galvez occupation in the USA was Cook. 33% of Galvez's were Cooks. A less common occupation for the Galvez family was Laborer. Cook and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Galvez.

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Galvez Life Expectancy

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