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Gallafraigh Family History & Genealogy

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Gallafraigh Surname History

The name Gallafraigh originated in 2012. The name did not exist until then and this is why:A Daugherty who married a Bazurto created the name. The name origin is linked to the planet of the Time Lords, Gallifrey (from the television show "Dr. Who"). The spelling of "Gallifrey" was changed to traditional Irish (Gallafraigh), and the name is now linked with the  Ó Dochartaigh, or Daugherty, history. The new name Gallafraigh means "eternal". 

As far as is known, the surname "Gallafraigh" is a modern surname which was created by a married couple in the year 2012 to accommodate their need to not take either of the others' surname. "Gallafraigh" is an Irish sounding spelling/iteration (as a nod to the wife's Irish heritage) of "Gallifrey" (the plant of the Time Lords in the British television show "Dr. Who.")  According to the couple who adopted this surname, it means "renewal."

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Gallafraigh Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

The history attached to the name and the spelling of the name originate in the county of Donegal,  Ireland. However, the name was created by people living in the U.S.A.. So the name has two countries of origin.  Since "Gallafraigh" is a self created surname, it contains Irish roots (in spelling and heritage) with the United States of America (the residence of the couple who created this surname).

Gallafraigh Meaning & Etymology

Gallafraigh means "eternal".

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Gallafraigh Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

Gallifrey

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