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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
  • Hugh Galan, who settled in Philadelphia in 1811
  • Juan Galan, who arrived in America in 1812
  • Sally Galan, who landed in New York, NY in 1815
  • Cristobal Galan, who arrived in Spanish Main in 1834
  • ... (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
  • Nely Galan, American Democrat politician, Member of Democratic National Committee from California, 2004; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004
  • 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    5. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    8. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    9. 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.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    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.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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