Gallion History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Gallion family

The surname Gallion was first found in Rome (Italian: Roma), the capital of the Kingdom of Italy. Little can be said in the space available which would do justice to the history of this beautiful city. From 1000 B.C, its history is a book of life itself. The buildings, culture, arts, cathedrals, churches, museums galleries hold untold treasures unequalled anywhere else in the world. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

Early History of the Gallion family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gallion research. Another 81 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1728, 1805, 1728 and 1753 are included under the topic Early Gallion History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gallion Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Gallo, Gall, Gallis, Gallelli, Galletti, Gallini, Gallucci, Galluzzi, Gallion, Gallus, Gallozzi, Gallas, Gallarini and many more.

Early Notables of the Gallion family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Giovanni Andrea Battista Gallini called Sir John (1728-1805), Italian dancing-master, "born at Florence on 7 Jan. 1728, emigrated to England in an almost destitute condition about 1753, in which year he made his debut at the Opera House, Haymarket, as a ballet-dancer, and achieved a remarkable and rapid success, so that the next...
Another 60 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gallion Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Gallion migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gallion Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Henry Gallion, who landed in Virginia in 1703 [1]
Gallion Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Ernest Gallion, aged 62, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Jean Gallion, aged 65, who immigrated to the United States, in 1893
  • Michael Gallion, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1893
  • Nicolaus Gallion, aged 47, who landed in America, in 1896
Gallion Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • J. F. Gallion, aged 38, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Oscar Richard Gallion, aged 20, who immigrated to the United States from Stuttgart, Germany, in 1910
  • Alessandro Gallion, aged 19, who immigrated to the United States from Italy, in 1911
  • Giuseppe Gallion, aged 20, who immigrated to America, in 1917
  • Jessie Gallion, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1921

Contemporary Notables of the name Gallion (post 1700) +

  • Bob Gallion (1924-1999), American country music singer, best known for his "Wall to Wall Love" (1962)
  • MacDonald Gallion (1913-2007), American politician, Attorney General of Alabama (1959 to 1963) and (1967 to 1971)
  • Jérôme Gallion (b. 1955), retired French international rugby player


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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