Gender: Male Meaning of Galloway: "stranger" Origin of Galloway: Scottish

Galloway Origin and Meaning

The name Galloway is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "stranger".

A rare but distinguished Scottish name. The original Galloway is a region in south-west Scotland, and the meaning ("stranger-Gaels") refers to its mixed population of Scandinavian and Gaelic-speaking people. It later became a surname and a sturdy breed of cattle. Galloway could be a fresh addition to better-known Scottish places like Murray and Ross.

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