Name: Galen

Origin and Meaning of the Name Galen

  • Meaning:
    Calm
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (GAY len)
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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    English cognate of the Roman name Galenus, derived from the Greek meaning "calm".

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