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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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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Going To School

    12%
  • School

    8%
  • Cultivateur

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gallant. A less common occupation for the Gallant family was Cultivateur. The most common Gallant occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Gallant's were Farmers.

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Gallant Historical Records

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Gallant Life Expectancy

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