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Galant Name Meaning

French: nickname for a cheerful or high-spirited person, from galant, the present participle of Old French galer ‘to be in good humor’, ‘enjoy oneself’, a word of Germanic origin (see Gale 1 and Gaillard). The meanings ‘gallant’ and ‘attentive to women’ are later developments, which may lie behind some examples of the surname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gallant, Galante, Tallant, Gant, Grant, Galan, Garland, Malan, Galano

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Galant Family Origin

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Galant Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    31%
  • Armurier

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Going To School

    10%

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In 1881, the most common Galant occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 31% of Galant's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Galant family was Going To School. Cultivateur, Armurier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Galant.

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Galant Historical Records

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Galant Life Expectancy

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