Meaning and Origin of Gallagher - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Gallagher

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : Eager aide

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gallchobhair ‘descendant of Gallchobhar’, a personal name from the elements gall ‘strange’, ‘foreign’ + cabhair ‘help’, ‘support’.