Gallard History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Gallard family
The surname Gallard was first found in Gascony (French: Gascogne), an area of southwest France bordering Spain, that was part of the "Province of Guyenne and Gascony" prior to the French Revolution, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times. The Château de Terraube was built around 1272 for the de Galard family, Merovingian dukes of Gascony and the family has held the castle since. The family arms can still be seen throughout the castle including the chimney.
Some of the family held the position of Bishop of Condom including: Raymond de Galard (1317-1340); and Pierre de Galard (1340-1369.)
Early History of the Gallard family
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Gallard Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Galard, Galarde, Gallard, Gallart, Gallarte, Gallarde, Galart, Gallardt, Le Galard, La Galarde, Le Galart, La Gallarde, La Gallarte, Le Gallart, Le Gallardt, De Gallarte, De Gallardt, De Galard, De Galarde, De Gallard, De Gallarde, De Galart, De Gallart, Des Gallardes, Des Galards, Des Galardes, Des Galarts, Gallaud, Galaud, Gallaudet, Galaudet, Gallod, Galod, Gallodet and many more.
Early Notables of the Gallard family (pre 1700)
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In France, the name Gallard is the 1,794th most popular surname with an estimated 3,422 people with that name. 
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gallard Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Gallard Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Gallard Settlers in United States in the 19th Century