Gallop Family History

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Gallop Name Meaning

English: nickname for a rash or impetuous person or a metonymic occupational name for a messenger, from modern English gallop (Old French galop, probably of imitative origin).

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


Similar surnames: Galley, Tallon, Gallo, Callow, Galler, Gall, Gallup, Gallon, Galle

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Gallop Family Origin

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Gallop Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    7%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Gallop occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 7% of Gallop's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallop. A less common occupation for the Gallop family was Carpenter.

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Gallop Historical Records

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Gallop Life Expectancy

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