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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    4. 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.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    7. 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.
    8. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. 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).
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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.

    This page was last modified on 13 November 2015 at 09:15.

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