History of your Surname
Get access to Galaviz family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Galaviz Family History

Galaviz Surname Meaning

Spanish: variant of Galavís (see Galavis ). This surname is most common in Mexico; in Spain it is found mainly in Cáceres.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Salaiz, Lavis, Galdi, Gallatin, Galovich, Galang, Glavin, Galvis

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Galaviz family from?

You can see how Galaviz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Galaviz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Galaviz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Galaviz families living in Texas. This was about 28% of all the recorded Galaviz's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Galaviz families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Galaviz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Galaviz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Galaviz. 54% of Galaviz men worked as a Laborer. .

View Census Data for Galaviz | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    54%
  • Farm Help
    20%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Mechanic
    14%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Galaviz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Galaviz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Galaviz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Galaviz

Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Galaviz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Galaviz immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 272 military records available for the last name Galaviz. For the veterans among your Galaviz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Galaviz military records

You've only scratched the surface of Galaviz family history

Discover More

What is the average Galaviz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Galaviz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Galaviz in 1954 was 82, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Galaviz

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Galaviz family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Galaviz last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial