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Meaning and Origin of: Galway

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : From Gaul

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Last name origin & 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.