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See also: Galina, galina, and galiña



First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1911. From Russian Гали́на ‎(Galína), 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 Гали́на ‎(Galína).
  2. A female given name.

Related terms[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.