Galant Family History
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Galant Name Meaning
French: nickname for a cheerful or high-spirited person, from galant, the present participle of Old French galer ‘to be in good humor’, ‘enjoy oneself’, a word of Germanic origin (see Gale 1 and Gaillard). The meanings ‘gallant’ and ‘attentive to women’ are later developments, which may lie behind some examples of the surname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gallant, Galante, Tallant, Gant, Grant, Galan, Garland, Malan, Galano