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Multiple Origins for the Surname Galan



Galan Early Origins



The surname Galan was first found in Surrey, where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Galan Spelling Variations


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Galan Spelling Variations



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

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Galan Early History


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Galan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Galan research. Another 299 words (21 lines of text) covering the year 1665 is included under the topic Early Galan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Galan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Galan Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Galan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Galan In Ireland


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Galan In Ireland



Some of the Galan family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 94 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Galan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francisco Galan, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1804 [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)
  • Hugh Galan, who settled in Philadelphia in 1811
  • Juan Galan, who arrived in America in 1812 [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)
  • Sally Galan, who landed in New York, NY in 1815 [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)
  • Cristobal Galan, who arrived in Spanish Main in 1834 [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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Galan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Galan (post 1700)



  • August John "Augie" Galan (1912-1993), American Major League Baseball left fielder who played from 1934 to 1949
  • R. A. Galan, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Nely Galan, American Democrat politician, Member of Democratic National Committee from California, 2004; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gilda Galán (1917-2009), Puerto Rican actress, dramaticist, comedian and writer
  • Juana Galán (1787-1812), nicknamed La Galana, a Spanish guerrilla fighter of the Peninsular War (1808-1814)
  • Nely Galán (b. 1963), Cuban independent producer
  • Francisco Galán Rodriguéz (1902-1971), Spanish military officer, brother of José María Galán Rodríguez
  • José María Galán Rodríguez (1904-1978), Spanish military officer in the Spanish Civil War
  • Giancarlo Galan (b. 1956), Italian politician, 7th President of Veneto (1995-2010)
  • José Antonio Galán (1749-1782), Colombian revolutionary, leader of the Comuneros insurrection in 1781, sentenced and executed by the Spanish
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  2. 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).
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
  6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  10. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
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The Galan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Galan Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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