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What does Galla mean?

Galla Pronunciation of Galla [gal-la] as a girls' name has its roots in Old French and Latin, and the name Galla means "merrymaking, festivity; gaul". Galla is a variant form of Gala (Old French). Galla is also a variation of Gallia (Latin).


Creative forms:
(female) Galma, Gilla, ..

(male) Galga, Gallar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Galla Sarai (G.S.), ..

How popular is Galla?

Galla is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#23072 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. The only popular alternative form of Galla (outside Top 2000) is Gala. Adoption of this relation of Galla was at its apex 55 years ago (#1814). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gala in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Galla and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Galla is pronounced similarly to Gaila, Galea, Galia, Gallya, Galya, Gayla, Gaylla, Geila, Geulah, Ghaliya, Gilah, Gilia, Giliah, Giliya, Gillie and Gilly. Other recommended names are Alla, Bayla, Bella, Calla, Dalila, Dalla, Darla, Earla, Gael, Gaelle, Gahl, Gaia, Gaiea, Gail, Gaile, Gaill, Gal, Gale, Galena, Galila, Galina, Galit, Garda, Gayle, Gayll, Gaylle, Gayna, Gazella, Geela, Gelya, Gila, Gilda, Gill, Gillan, Giula, Glila, Gull, Kaala, Kaela, Kahla, Kalila, Kalla, Karla, Laila, Lalla, Layla, Lilla, Lolla, Mala, Marla, Naila, Nealla, Nualla, Olalla, Rayla, Rella, Rilla, Talula and Valla. These names tend to be more frequently used than Galla.

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