Last name: GALLOWAY

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GALLOWAY : This last name is indexed 135,479 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GALLOWAY : English and Scottish: habitational name from Galloway in southwest Scotland named as ‘place of the foreign Gaels’ from Gaelic gall ‘foreigner’ + Gaidheal ‘Gael’. From the 8th century or before it was a province of Anglian Northumbria. In the 9th century it was settled by mixed Gaelic-Norse inhabitants from the Hebrides and Isle of Man.

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