Gaļina

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See also: Galina, galina, and galiña

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1911. From Russian Галина (Galina), from Ancient Greek γαλήνη (galḗnē, calm), name of a Nereid and of early martyrs venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Proper noun[edit]

Gaļina f

  1. A transliteration of the Russian female given name Галина (Galina).
  2. A female given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Gaļina was the only given name of 12 663 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010, including Russian speakers.