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Gender: M Origin of Galway: Place-name

Associated with the poet and novelist Galway Kinnell, this name of an Irish city, county, and bay would make an evocative choice. For further literary cred, writers Liam O'Flaherty and Frank Harris both hail from Galway.

Galway has several sister cities in the U.S., including Chicago, Seattle, Milwaukee and St. Louis. A few other Irish place name possibilities: Dublin, Ennis, Donegal, Carlow, Tralee and Derry.

Famous People Named Galway

Galway Kinnell, poet
James Galway, flutist

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