What does Galina mean?
From Galenus, which derives from galene. Feminine of Galen. Popular in Russia.
Related girl name: Jelena.Kreatif forms:
(female) Galiva, Golina, ..
(male) Galigo, Galinago, ..
How popular is Galina?
Galina is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3648 out of 4276, Top 85%) and also a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#101654 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Alena (#617 the previous year), Aline, Elaina (#281), Elana (#1361), Elena (#121), Gala, Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Ilona, Lana (#351) and Lina (#767) are the prominent alternative forms of Galina (not ranked). Other variants, like Helana, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Galina reached its most widespread 94 years ago (adoption of 4.7%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.4%, ▼91.5%), with versions like Helen becoming less trendy. Alena, Elaina, Elena and Lana are four of the more chic names for newborns in this compilation. Shown below is a comparison of the history of the girl name Galina and associated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Galina is pronounced similarly to Galena, Galiana, Galianna, Galiena, Galliena, Galyena, Gilana and Giliana. Other recommended names are Amalina, Calin, Calinda, Calvina, Catina▼, Celina▼, Dahlina, Daina, Dalila, Dalina, Daliya, Darlina, Galea, Galilah, Galla, Gavrina, Gayline, Geina, Ghaliya, Gilia, Gilian, Glenna▼, Gracina, Grazina, Jalena, Jalin, Jalisa▼, Janina, Jelina, Kalia, Kalinda, Karlina, Laina, Lalia, Lalika, Latina, Madina, Malena, Malvina, Marina▼, Nadina, Opalina, Pamina, Paulina▼, Polina, Raina▲, Raylina, Sadina, Salinda, Sarina, Satina, Solina, Sylina, Tabina, Talina, Talisa, Talona, Tarina, Varina, Waldina, Yalena, Yalinda, Yamina, Zaina, Zalika, Zarina and Zylina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Galina.