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Updated March 20, 2024

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • English : Festive

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Tranquil

How Popular Is The Name Galen

Family name origins & meanings

  • Reduced form of the Dutch surname van Galen, a habitational name, probably from Gaal in the province of North Brabant, or perhaps from the German town of Gahlen in North Rhine-Westphalia.
  • English : variant of Galyon.

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