Galyon Family History

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Galyon Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Compare Galyan, Galyean, Galyen.

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

Similar surnames: Galyan, Galyen, Galyean, Tallon, Falcon, Gallop, Gawron, Gardon

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Galyon Family Origin

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Galyon Family Occupations

What did your Galyon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galyon. A less common occupation for the Galyon family was Laborer. The most common Galyon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Galyon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Galyon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Galyon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galyon 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 151 immigration records available for the last name Galyon. 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 937 military records available for the last name Galyon. For the veterans among your Galyon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Galyon Life Expectancy

What is the average Galyon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Galyon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Galyon in 1944 was 21, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galyon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Galyon 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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