Gallagher name meaning, origin, and more

 

Gallagher is an Irish boys name, meaning: “descendant of foreign helper”. It comes from an anglicized form of the surname O’ Gallchobhair ‘descendant of Gallchobhar’. derived from gall ‘foreign’ and cabhair ‘help’.

 

How to say it: GAL-UH-GUH

 

  • Popularity: Not in the top 1,000 names
  • Nickname for Gallagher: “Gale”
  • Middle name for Gallagher: Rogan

 

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