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Origin and popularity of the name GALLON


Gallon : 1: English (Northumberland and Durham) and French: from the Old French personal name Galun Galon a pet form of Galo a Parisian French form of ancient Germanic Walo (see Wale). Galon may alternatively be the Old French oblique case form of Galo.2: English: variant of Gallion with which Gallon was probably confused.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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