Galyean Family History

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Galyean Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Compare Galyan, Galyen, Galyon.

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

Similar surnames: Galyan, Galyen, Galyon, Galayda, Lycan, Galen, Alyea, Galvan, Valleau

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Galyean Family Origin

Where is the Galyean family from?

Galyean Family Occupations

What did your Galyean ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Galyean occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Galyean's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Galyean family was Housekeeping. Farmer, Blacksmith and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galyean.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Fisherman

  • Housekeeping


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

Galyean Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Galyean. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galyeancensus 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Galyean. 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 Galyean. For the veterans among your Galyean ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galyean Life Expectancy

What is the average Galyean lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Galyean life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Galyean in 1943 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galyean

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galyean 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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