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Gallin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , Scottish


The origins of the Anglo-Saxon name Gallin come from its first bearer, who was a person who was known for their cheerful personality and their jovial disposition. The surname Gallin was originally derived form the Old English word gal, which described a person as being pleasant and merry.


Early Origins of the Gallin family


The surname Gallin was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Gallin family


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Another 86 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1534, 1546, 1628, 1678, 1635, 1702, 1671, 1701, 1680, 1721, 1647, 1721, 1670 and 1735 are included under the topic Early Gallin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gallin Spelling Variations


The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Gallin has been spelled many different ways, including Gale, Gail, Gaile, Gales and others.

Early Notables of the Gallin family (pre 1700)


Notables of the family at this time include George Gale, Mayor of York; Theophilus Gale (1628-1678), an English educationalist, nonconformist and theologian of dissent from Kingsteignton, Devon; Thomas Gale (1635?-1702), an English classical scholar, antiquarian and cleric from Scruton, Yorkshire; Mildred Gale (1671-1701), born...
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Migration of the Gallin family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gallin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • R. Gallin, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Gloucester" arriving in Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand on 28th December 1858 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • J. Gallin, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Gloucester" arriving in Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand on 28th December 1858 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html

Contemporary Notables of the name Gallin (post 1700)


  • Albert Samuel "Sandy" Gallin (1940-2017), American Emmy Award winning producer and talent manager

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Citations


  1. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html


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