Galway Family History
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Galway Name Meaning
Irish: probably a variant of Scottish Galloway, rather than a habitational name from the place of this name in southern Connacht. During the Middle Ages Galways were wealthy merchants on the south coast of Ireland, but now the name is largely confined to Ulster.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gadway, Galley, Galvan, Garay, Balay, Galloway, Selway, Gallaway