Gallant Family History
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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