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Gal History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Gal family


The surname Gal was first found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Early History of the Gal family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gal research.
Another 114 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1670, 1680, 1702, 1803, 1813, and 1818 are included under the topic Early Gal History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gal Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Gaal, Gaalon, Gal, Galag, Galama, Gabo, Galen, Gael, Gaël, Gall and many more.

Early Notables of the Gal family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gal family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gal Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jose Gal, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1869 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Juan Gal, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1878 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Gal (post 1700)


  • Uziel "Uzi" Gal (1923-2002), born Gotthard Glas, a German-born Israeli gun designer, best remembered as the designer and namesake of the Uzi submachine gun
  • Minya Csaba Gál (b. 1985), Romanian rugby union footballer
  • Sándor Gál (1868-1937), Hungarian lawyer and politician, Speaker of the House of Representatives between 1909 and 1910
  • Gal Costa (b. 1945), Brazilian pop singer

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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