If you are conducting some Gallen family history research then you can view the Gallen coat of arms and the name meaning and origin of the name as well as the meaning of symbols below. This is a great place to start when tracing your genealogy and Gallen surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The names Gallen and Gallon in
Ireland are usually derived from
the native Gaelic O'Gaillin sept
that was a Cenel Eoghain spet
located in County Donegal in
the North-West of the country.
It is in Doneagl and surrounding
counties that the majority of
descendants can still be found.
A Sept is an ancient form of a Clan and is a group of people whose ancestors all bore the same surname and inhabited the same locality.
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|The Chevron||Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise|
|Bezant||Representing a Gold Coin, signifying a person worthy of trust|
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