Meaning and Origin of: Galla

Girl name origins & meanings

  • English : Joyful

Girl name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.