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Galland History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: French , German , Scottish



Early Origins of the Galland family


The surname Galland was first found in Essex, where the first on record was as a forename, Galant fitz Richard who was listed in the Feet of Fines in 1210. A few years later, the Hundredorum Rolls listed Adam Galland in Essex in 1274 and Thomas Galaunt in Suffolk in 1275. Later, the Feet of Fines for Essex listed John Galant in 1326. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)

Quite a few sources note that the name could have been a nickname for someone who was polite, brave person or for someone who was in fine attire. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
[2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print
[3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print
[4]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Further to the north in Scotland, William Gallant was retoured heir of William Gallant, by his father, in the lands of Newnoth, Aberdeenshire in 1655. [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
The name is equally Scottish/English and French.


Early History of the Galland family


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Another 61 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1665 and are included under the topic Early Galland History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Galland Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Gallant, Galland, Gallan and others.

Early Notables of the Galland family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Galland family to Ireland


Some of the Galland family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 60 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Galland family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Galland Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Samuel Galland, aged 39, who settled in Maryland in 1775
  • Joseph Galland, who landed in America in 1783 [6]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)

Galland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • A. Galland, who settled in San Francisco in 1850

Galland Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Galland, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • Mr. Galland, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mrs. Galland, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Joseph Galland, aged 46, who settled in Canada in 1783

Contemporary Notables of the name Galland (post 1700)


  • Paul Galland, German fighter pilot and flying ace in the Luftwaffe, during World War II, credited with 16 aerial victories
  • Wilhelm-Ferdinand Galland, German fighter pilot and flying ace in the Luftwaffe, during World War II, credited with 55 aerial victories, awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Adolf Galland, German fighter pilot and flying ace in the Luftwaffe, during World War II, credited with 104 aerial victories, awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Historic Events for the Galland family



Flight TWA 800

  • Mr. Jean Paul Roland Galland (1960-1996), aged 36, from France, French Conservationist with the Ministry of Environment flying aboard flight TWA 800 with composer David Hogan from J.F.K. Airport, New York to Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Rome when the plane crashed after takeoff ; he died in the crash [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Antarctic Homestead, Operation Deep Freeze the New Zealand Story, Retrieved 2018 February 21st, http://antarctic.homestead.com/901.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. ^ Smith, Eldson Coles, New Dictionary of American Family Names New York, Harper & Row, 1956. Print
  3. ^ Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print
  4. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  5. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
  6. ^ 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)
  7. ^ Antarctic Homestead, Operation Deep Freeze the New Zealand Story, Retrieved 2018 February 21st, http://antarctic.homestead.com/901.html


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