[ gey-lawrd ]
/ ˈgeɪˌlɔrd /


a male given name. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for gaylord


masc. proper name, also a surname (from early 13c.), also Galliard, from Old French Gaillart, from Proto-Germanic *Gailhard "lofty-hard," or Old French gaillard "lively, brisk, gay, high-spirited."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper