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Coat of Arms: A silver shield with a black lion standing on a serpent, surrounded by eight 3 leafed clovers.
Crest: A serpent emerging from a crescent.
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|The Irish name gallagher has a long Gaelic heritage to its credit. The
original Gaelic form of the name gallagher is O Gallchobhair, derived
from the word gallchobhar, which means foreign help.
Spelling variations include: Gallagher, Gallacher, Gallaugher, Gallaughor, Gallager and many more.
First found in county Donegal where they held a family seat since ancient times.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Charles, David, Francis, James, John, Michael, and Thomas Galagher who arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1865; Alexander, Anthony, Bernard, Charles, Connal, Daniel, Francis, Frank, Hugh, James, John, Michael, Owen, Patrick, Peter, Thomas and William Gallagher arrived in Pennsylvania between 1840 and 1865.
(Above is a small excerpt from House of Names 1800 word history)
mantle consists of the shield displaying the arms that was given to the
person bearing this surname; a banner with surname; a helmet; and family
crest [if known]. See a sample of full mantle by - at right.
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