Name: Gall

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gall

  • Meaning:
    Rooster; from Gaul
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    Foreigner, stranger
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    Gall is apparently from Gallus, a Roman family name which came originally from the Latin 'gallus' (cock, rooster), but became associated with 'Gallus' (Gaul - now modern France). Saint Gall was a 6th/7th century Irish saint. His name became Havel in Czech and Gawel; in Polish, acquiring an extra syllable so that it would be similar to Paulus (which became Pavel in Czech and Pawel; in Polish).

    Gall is also a British surname with Celtic origins which means 'foreigner' or 'stranger'.

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