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pinWhat does Galina mean?

Galina /gali-na/ as a girls' 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. Popular in Russia.


Galina has 3 variants: Gala, Galya and Halina.

Related girl name: Jelena.

Galina has 44 more relations via Galen, Helen: Ailene, Alena, Alene, Aline, Alyona, Eilidh, Elaina, Elaine, Elana, Elena, Eleni, Elinor, Ella, Ellen, Ellie, Ellin, Elliner, Ellinor, Ellyn, Gaylen, Helaina, Helaine, Helana, Heleena, Helena, Helene, Helenna, Helia, Hella, Hellena, Hellia, Ileana, Ilene, Ili, Ilka, Ilona, Jelena, Lana, Leana, Lena, Lina, Nelda, Nelliana and Yelena.

Kreatif forms: Galiva, Gaylina, Golina. [more]

pinHow 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 2 years ago), Alene, Aline, Eilidh, Elaina (#281), Elaine (#654), Elena (#121), Elinor, Ella (#17), Ellen (#656), Ellie (#55), Ellinor, Helen (#404), Helena (#502), Helene, Ileana, Ilene, Lana (#351), Leana, Lena (#279), Lina (#767) and Nelda are the prominent alternative forms of Galina (not ranked). Other variants, like Helenna, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Galina reached its most widespread during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.4556%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.3316%, 27.2%). Helen is more universally found than the rest, though Ella is currently the preferred form, and Aline is now somewhat dated. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Galina and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alena, Alene, Aline, Elaina, Elaine in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elena, Elinor, Ella, Ellen, Ellie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Helen, Helena, Helene, Ileana, Ilene in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lana, Leana, Lena, Lina, Nelda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eilidh, Elaine, Ella, Ellen, Ellie outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ellinor, Lena, Lina outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

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