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Galea Early Origins



The surname Galea was first found in Dauphiny (French: Dauphiné or Dauphiné Viennois), a former province in southeastern France, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of the Rhone and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

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Galea Spelling Variations


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Galea Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Galet, Gallet, Galey, Gallet, Galley, Galetin, Galletin, Galeton, Galton, Gallette and many more.

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Galea Early History


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Galea Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Galea research. Another 128 words (9 lines of text) covering the year 1609 is included under the topic Early Galea History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Galea Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Galea Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Galea Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Galea Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Domenico Galea, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
  • Domenico Galea, aged 22, who landed in America from Sidemo, in 1903
  • Agostino Galea, aged 46, who landed in America from Malte, English Colony, in 1913
  • Antonia Galea, aged 30, who settled in America from London, England, in 1919
  • Arcangelo Galea, aged 26, who landed in America from Cittanova, Italy, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Galea (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Galea (post 1700)



  • John Galea (b. 1987), British based singer-songwriter
  • James Galea, Australian magician and actor
  • Paul Galea, Australian former rugby league player
  • Emanuel Galea (1891-1974), Maltese bishop of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Aloisio Galea (1851-1905), Maltese theologian and minor philosopher
  • Danny Galea (b. 1983), Australian professional rugby league player
  • Anthony Galea (b. 1959), Canadian sports medicine specialist
  • Angelo Galea (b. 1976), retired Maltese professional footballer
  • Michael Galea (b. 1979), Maltese footballer
  • John Galea (b. 1987), British singer-songwriter
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Galea Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Galea Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Galea Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 8 April 2016 at 13:10.

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