Of Irish origin, Gallagher is a boy's name meaning "foreign help." It is an anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Ó Gallchobhair, which is derived from the words gall, meaning "foreigner," and cabhair, meaning "help" or "support." The Gallagher family played a significant role in Irish history, particularly in County Donegal, where they were prominent landowners and chieftains. Figures of note with this name include Liam Gallagher, an English musician and former lead singer of the band Oasis, and Rory Gallagher, an Irish blues and rock musician.
Famous People Named Gallagher
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- Noel GallagherMusician
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