Origin and Meaning of the Name Gaillard
Miscellaneous Info for Gaillard
Used in:English and French speaking countries
Additional Info:Gaillard is an English and French surname derived from the Germanic first name Gailhard, which is composed of 'gail' (joyous) and 'hard' (brave, strong).
It can also be derived from the Old French 'gaile' (cheerful) and 'ard' (a pejorative suffix). In this case it was originally used as a nickname for a forceful or boistrous person.
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