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What does Galina mean?

Galina Pronunciation of Galina 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. Also form of Jelena.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, calm (peace), russia


VARIANTS Gala, Galya, Halina

RELATIONS VIA GALEN, HELEN Alena, Aline, Elaina, Elana, Elena, Ellin, Gaylen, Helaina, Helana, Helena, Helia, Ilona, Jelena, Lana, Lina, Yelena



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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)

Which version is better?

Alena (#736 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Aline, Elaina (#272), Elana (#1581), Elena (#66), Gala, Helen (#413), Helena (#458), Ilona, Lana (#360) and Lina (#760) 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 108 years ago (ADOPTION OF 3.1%) and has become much less since (ADOPTION 0.5%, 84.7%), with versions like Helen becoming less trendy. Alena, Elaina, Elena and Lana are four of the more chic names for newborns in this compilation. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alena, Aline, Elaina, Elana, Elena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gala, Helen, Helena, Ilona, Lana, Lina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Galina is pronounced similarly to Galena, Galiana, Galianna, Galiena, Galliena, Galyena, Gilana and Giliana. Other recommended sound-alike 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.

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