Galyean History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Galyean family
The surname Galyean 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 Galyean family
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Galyean 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 Galyean 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 season he was appointed principal dancer, and soon afterwards director of the dances, and finally stage-manager of that theatre. He also acquired great vogue as a dancing-master, and in that capacity was admitted into the house of the third Earl of...
In the United States, the name Galyean is the 14,909th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
Migration of the Galyean family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Afantino Gallicchio, aged 12, who arrived at Ellis Island from Monterude, in 1914; Antonia Gallicchio, aged 49, who arrived at Ellis Island from Vallata, Italy, in 1916.