Last name: GALLANT

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GALLANT : This last name is indexed 84,705 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GALLANT : 1: English (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Galand Galant from ancient Germanic Waland of uncertain origin but apparently not related to the source of Wayland.2: English (East Anglia): nickname from Middle English gala(u)nt ‘merry; dashing spirited bold’ (Old French galant see Galland 1).3: French (mainly northern): variant of Galland 1 (a cognate of 2 above) and in North America also an altered form of this. Compare Galant.

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