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What does Galin mean?

Galin Pronunciation of Galin [galin] as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Galin is "calm". Galin is a variant form of Galen (Greek): from GalÍnus.

Associated with: greek, calm (peace).


Galin has 7 variants: Gaelan, Galan, Galyn, Gaylen, Gaylin, Gaylinn and Gaylon.

7 more relations via Galen: Gaillen, Galeno, Jalen, Jalin, Jalon, Jaylen and Jaylon.

Creative forms:
(male) Gauin, Gilin, ..

(female) Galine, Galnia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Galin Korbin (G.K.), ..

How popular is Galin?

Galin is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#56979 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Galin (outside Top 2000) are Jaylen (#345 from current records), Jalen (#589), Jaylon (#1137), Gaylen, Jalon, Jalin, Galen and Gaylon. Other variants, like Gaylinn, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Galin was at its highest in 2000 (median #1009) and has become significantly lower since (#1508, 72%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Galen, Gaylen, Gaylon, Jalen, Jalin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jalon, Jaylen, Jaylon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Galin is alike in pronunciation to Gilean, Gilian, Gillan, Gillen, Gillian, Gillion, Gillon, Gilon and Gullan. Other recommended names are Aarin, Adlin, Allin, Bain, Cailin, Calvin, Catlin, Dain, Darin, Emlin, Fagin, Fain, Gahan, Gains, Galil, Gallvin (see Galvin), Galo, Galten, Galvin, Gamlin, Garin, Garion, Garlen, Garlin, Garlyn, Garmin, Gavan, Gavin, Gawan, Gili, Glen, Glin, Glinn, Glyn, Gmali, Gorin, Gwin, Hamlin, Harlin, Hazin, Iain, Jabin, Jaelin, Jailin, Kalin, Kalvin, Karlin, Larin, Malin, Malvin, Maslin, Nalin, Nolin, Orlin, Pain, Patin, Paulin, Rain, Savin, Talin, Tallin, Tarin, Tavin, Wain, Walwin and Yamin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Galin.

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