Diallo (pronounced ja-loh; Fula: 𞤔𞤢𞤤𞥆𞤮, romanized: Jallo, [dʒalo, ɟalo]) is a transcription of an African surname of Fula origin (English transcriptions are Jalloh and Jallow; the Portuguese and Creole transcription is Djaló). It is one of several common surnames used among the Fula.[1]

The name may refer to:



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  1. ^ Kelly, Maura (27 July 2011). "Does Dominique Strauss-Kahn's accuser, Nafissatou Diallo, have the most common surname in Guinea?". Slate Magazine. Retrieved 22 July 2021.