Galyen Family History

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Galyen Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Compare Galyan, Galyean, Galyon.

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

Similar surnames: Galyean, Galyan, Galyon, Galen, Golen, Galley, Sayen, Goyen, Galvan

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Galyen Family Origin

Where is the Galyen family from?

Galyen Family Occupations

What did your Galyen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Galyen family was Cooper. The most common Galyen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Galyen's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galyen.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith

  • Cooper


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

Galyen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Galyen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galyen 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 74 immigration records available for the last name Galyen. 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 401 military records available for the last name Galyen. For the veterans among your Galyen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galyen Life Expectancy

What is the average Galyen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Galyen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Galyen in 1944 was 22, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galyen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galyen 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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