Galyan Family History

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Galyan Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Compare Galyean, Galyen, Galyon.

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

Similar surnames: Galyean, Galyen, Galyon, Galvan, Galano, Payan, Kalman, Balian

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Galyan Family Origin

Where is the Galyan family from?

Galyan Family Occupations

What did your Galyan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Galyan family was Work On Farm. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Galyan. The most common Galyan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Galyan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Work On Farm


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

Galyan Historical Records

What Galyan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Galyan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galyan 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 98 immigration records available for the last name Galyan. 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 186 military records available for the last name Galyan. For the veterans among your Galyan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galyan Life Expectancy

What is the average Galyan lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Galyan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Galyan in 1951 was 25, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galyan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galyan 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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