Meaning and Origin of: Galla

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Joyful

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Polish, Czech (Moravian) and Slovak : from the personal name Gallus, from Latin Gallus or Gaulus (see Gall 2).
  • Hungarian : from a pet form of Gál (see Gal).
  • Italian : possibly a nickname from a derivative of gallo ‘rooster’; alternatively it could be from medieval Latin gadda ‘oak’, or perhaps a variant of Calla.
  • Muslim : variant of Kalla.