US Popularity:11599
Other Origin(s):Irish, Scottish
Meaning:Foreigner, stranger, foreign Gael, Scotsman in Ireland
Galloway is a distinctive boy’s name of Gaelic, Irish, and Scottish origin. Originally a surname for a person who hailed from Galloway in Scotland, this moniker means “foreign” or “stranger,” from the Gaelic word gall.  Some sources say that it means “foreign Gael,” or even “Scotsman in Ireland.” While the minutiae is unclear, one cannot deny the connection of this last name to spots all over the British Isles. Whether you want to pay homage to baby’s heritage, or you just like the unique nature of this name, Galloway is a great choice.

Galloway Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2015
- 4377
from 1989
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