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Gallant Name Meaning

English: nickname for a cheerful or high-spirited person, from Old French, Middle English galant ‘bold’, ‘dashing’, ‘lively’. The meanings ‘gallant’ and ‘attentive to women’ are further developments, which may lie behind some examples of the surname. French: variant spelling of Galant, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Galant, Tallant, Vaillant, Galland, Calland, Galante, Allan, Gallin

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Gallant Family Origin

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Gallant Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Fisherman

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Gallant occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Gallant's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallant. A less common occupation for the Gallant family was Bricklayer.

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Gallant Historical Records

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Gallant Life Expectancy

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Famous Gallant Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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