Early Origins of the Gellel family
The surname Gellel 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 local
social and political affairs. Galen is also connected to several place names in the Holstein region.
Early History of the Gellel family
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Gellel Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Galen, Galan, Galand, Galend, Galenner, Galendorf, Galenhaus, Gelen, Gelende, Gallen, Gallan and many more.
Early Notables of the Gellel family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gellel family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alice Gallen, who came to Maryland in 1664; Alexander Gallen, who came to Maryland in 1667; Verant Galand, who came to Massachusetts in 1763; Hugh Galan, who settled in Philadelphia in 1811.