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  1. 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)


  1. galton

    Galton typically refers to Sir Francis Galton, a half cousin of Charles Darwin, who was an English Victorian era statistician, sociologist, psychologist, anthropologist, eugenicist, geographer, inventor, and meteorologist, known for his pioneering studies in human intelligence and heredity. The term 'Galton' may also refer to various concepts related to his scholarly works.


  1. Galton

    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.

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    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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of galton in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of galton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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