Galipeau Family History
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Galipeau Name Meaning
French: from Old French galipe ‘galley,’ an occupational nickname for a seaman. Possibly a respelling of French Galipot, from garipot ‘pine tar’, used to seal joints in ships; thus also an occupational name for a seaman.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gallipeau, Gauvreau, Beliveau, Gastineau, Valleau, Cariveau, Saline