The surname Galld was first found in Hamburg, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the
social and political affairs. The family is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.
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of this family name include: Galt, Geld, Galde, Gelt, Geltman, Geltinger, Geldrich, Geltsayer, Gelder and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Van Gelder, who came to New Netherland in 1662; Benjamin Galt, who arrived in New England
in 1718; Johan Matthias Gelt, who came to Pennsylvania in 1748.