Name: Gallard

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gallard

  • Meaning:
    Joyous and brave; forceful
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    (GAL ard)
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Miscellaneous Info for Gallard

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    English speaking countries
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    Gallard is an English variation of the English and French surname Gaillard. Gaillard is 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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