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What does Galloway mean?

Galloway Pronunciation of Galloway [gal-loway] as a boys' name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Galloway is "foreign Gael". Another name for a Scot.

Associated with: gaelic.


Galloway has 2 variants: Gallway and Galway.

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Middle name pairings:
Galloway Zaid (G.Z.), ..

How popular is Galloway?

Galloway is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#951 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Galloway has not made it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Galloway outside U.S.

Similar Names

Galloway is alike in pronunciation to Gallo. Other suggested similar names are Fallow, Fallows, Farlay, Gaelan, Galahad, Galan, Gall, Gallard, Gallatin, Galliard, Gallton (see Galton), Gallven (see Galvin), Gallvin (see Galvin), Galo, Galton, Galvan, Galvon, Garlan, Garllan, Garraway, Garroway, Gawan, Gawayn, Gaylon, Gaylor, Gaylord, Gildray (see Gilroy), Gillan, Gillbey (see Gilby), Gillby, Gillean, Gilley, Gillian, Gillman, Gillon, Gillray, Gillroy (see Gilroy), Gilray, Gilroy, Gullan, Holliday and Mallory. These names tend to be more commonly used than Galloway.

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