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Gaillard Name Meaning

nickname from French gaillard ‘strong’, ‘robust’, possibly from Gaulish galia ‘strength’ + the suffix -ard. from Old French gaile ‘cheerful’ (of Germanic origin; compare Gale 1) + the pejorative suffix -ard.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Aguillard, Maillard, Gillard, Mallard, Billard, Allard, Callard

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Gaillard Family Origin

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Gaillard Family Occupations

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  • Artist

    13%
  • Boot Maker

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Chief Cook D

    13%

In 1881, Artist, Boot Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaillard. The most common Gaillard occupation in the UK was Artist. 13% of Gaillard's were Artists. A less common occupation for the Gaillard family was Chief Cook D.

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Gaillard Historical Records

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Gaillard Life Expectancy

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