GAL-ah-ger, GAL-ah-her
"descendant of foreign helper"

Gallagher Origin and Meaning

The name Gallagher is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "descendant of foreign helper".

Gallagher is, like so many of its genre, friendly, open, and optimistic. Some might associate it with the fraternal members of the band Oasis, Noel and Liam Gallagher.

Gallagher Popularity

Famous People Named Gallagher

  • (Leo Anthony) GallagherAmerican comedian
  • Gallagher LennonSon of football manager Neil Lennon
  • Noel and Liam GallagherBritish musicians of Oasis

Gallagher in Pop Culture

  • Gallagherfamily name on television show Shameless, consisting of Frank, Fiona, Philip (Lip), Ian, Debbie, Carl, and Liam Gallagher
  • Gallagher & LyleScottish musical duo consisting of Benny Gallagher and Graham Lyle
  • Gallagher & Sheanvaudeville act consisting of Edward Gallagher and Al Shean
  • Mary Katherine Gallaghercharacter on TV's Saturday Night Live played by Molly Shannon