Gallenstein Family History
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Gallenstein Name Meaning
German: unexplained; perhaps a habitational or topographic name from a minor or lost place so named, either from the family name Galle, which derived from the personal name Gallus (Latin for ‘rooster’) or from galle ‘wet, damaged spot (in a field)’ + Stein.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Wallenstein, Falkenstein, Eisenstein, Hartenstein, Adelstein