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Galton, Francis Galton, Sir Francis Galtonnoun
English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
Galton is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Illinois, United States. Galton is located on U.S. Route 45 4 miles north of Arcola. The community was named after Douglas Galton, a British actuary who visited Illinois several times to examine the books of the Illinois Central Railroad on behalf of Dutch and British investors. In 1883, a post office was established.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Galton is ranked #78316 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Galton surname appeared 244 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Galton.
89.3% or 218 total occurrences were White.
5.3% or 13 total occurrences were of two or more races.
3.2% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
The numerical value of Galton in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Galton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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