Origin and Meaning of the Name Gala
Miscellaneous Info for Gala
Used in:Bulgarian, Hebrew, Norwegian and Russian speaking countries
Additional Info:Gala may be a short form of the Russian name Galina (from the Greek for "calm") or a Scandinavian name derived from the Old French 'gale' ("enjoyment, pleasure") via the Middle Dutch 'wale' ("riches, wealth"). As a Hebrew name, Gala means "wave, spring".
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