Girl name origins & meanings
- English : Joyful
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.