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Gender: Male Meaning of Gallagher: "descendant of foreign helper" Origin of Gallagher: Irish

The name Gallagher is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "descendant of foreign helper". Gallagher and is often added to lists like Irish Surname Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Drop 2 Add 1 pick a favor that can't be dropped".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Gallagher

(Leo Anthony) Gallagher, American comedian
Gallagher Lennon, Son of football manager Neil Lennon
Noel and Liam Gallagher, British musicians of Oasis

Pop Culture References for the name Gallagher

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