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The Anglo-Saxons of Britain first developed the name Gallie. It was a name given to someone who was a galleyman or rower. Occupational names that were derived from the common trades of the medieval era transcended European cultural and linguistic boundaries. Occupational names have remained fairly common in the modern period. This is attested to by the continuing appearance of occupational suffixes at the end of many English surnames. Some of these suffixes include: herd, monger, maker, hewer, smith, and wright. Similarly, surnames of office, which include military, judicial, papal and other positions of authority, are widespread throughout Europe. Those who were involved in the military, or feudal armies, were given names such as the English surname Archer, the French name Chevalier and the German name Jeger, which means hunter. Names that were derived from judicial and papal titles, such as Bailiffe, Squire and Abbott, are still commonly seen with the same surname spelling today.

Gallie Early Origins



The surname Gallie was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Gallie Spelling Variations


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Gallie Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Gallie have been found, including Galley, Gallie, Gally, Galey, Gally and others.

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Gallie Early History


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Gallie Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gallie research. Another 257 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1304 is included under the topic Early Gallie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gallie Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gallie Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Gallie Notables 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



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Gallie, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were:

Gallie Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Annabella Gallie, aged 43, who emigrated to the United States from Choppington, England, in 1916
  • Herbert Norman Gallie, aged 33, who settled in America from Portobello, Scotland, in 1917
  • Rich Gallie, aged 59, who landed in America, in 1918
  • Jean Gallie, aged 16, who emigrated to the United States, in 1924
  • Jean Gallie, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1924
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gallie (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gallie (post 1700)



  • Colin Gallie (b. 1971), Scottish auto racing driver from Falkirk
  • George Holmes Gallie (1917-1944), Scottish international rugby union player
  • Menna Patricia Humphreys Gallie (1920-1990), Welsh novelist and translator
  • Philip Roy Gallie (1939-2011), British politician, Conservative Member of Parliament for Ayr (1992 to 1997)
  • Walter Bryce Gallie (1912-1998), Scottish social theorist, political theorist and philosopher

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    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. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    11. ...

    The Gallie Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gallie 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 21:14.

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