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Meaning and name origin

Galina \g(a)-li-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced ga-LEEN-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Galina is "calm". From Galenus, which derives from "galene". Feminine of Galen. Also sometimes used as Russian variant of Helen (Greek) "sun ray". Popular in Russia.

Galina has 1 variant form: Galya.

For more information, see also the related girl name Jelena.


Galina is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3648 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Galina and its variant form. The only variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Helen. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Helen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Helen outside U.S.

Similar Names

Galina is also pronounced similarly to Galena, Galiana, Galianna, Galiena, Galliena, Galyena, Gilana and Giliana. Other suggested similar baby names are Calina, Dalina, Galia, Galila, Gavina, Gayline, Halina, Kalina, Malina, Salina, Talina and Valina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Galina.


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