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What does Galbraith mean?

Galbraith Pronunciation of Galbraith [gal-braith] as a boys' name is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Galbraith is "foreign Briton". Surname from gall meaning "stranger" and Breathnach meaning "Briton". In Ireland, the name is commonly used to describe a Scot. Economist John Kenneth Galbraith.

Associated with: scottish, gaelic, surname.


Galbraith has 4 variants: Galbrait, Galbreath, Gallbraith and Gallbreath.

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Middle name pairings:
Galbraith Devonte (G.D.), ..

How popular is Galbraith?

Galbraith is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3808 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Galbraith has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Galbraith name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Recommended names are Gabrian, Gabriel, Galath, Galfrid, Gareth, Garith, Garrat, Garratt, Garreth, Garrith, Garritt, Garth, Garyth, Gilbride, Goldsmith, Goliath, Golliath (see Goliath), Golyath, Goraidh and Jarlaith. These names tend to be more frequently used than Galbraith.

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