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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #1789 most popular

What does the name "Galen" mean?

Galen (Greek): Calm

The name "Galen" is of Greek origin and it means "Calm". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 4 other names that are similar to this one.

G is for glamorous, you know what to do!

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nelag". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Negal". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Galen" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Galen? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,560 babies born with the name Galen in the United States. That's more than enough Galens to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1889 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Galen" was in 1949 with a total of 433 babies.

According to the 1955 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Galen" is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 17 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1955. Across the entire United States a total of only 297 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Galen popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Galen in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Galen

Galen Gering

Galen Gering is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1999 to present. Galen was born in 1971 as Galen Laius Gering in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Past life for Galen born Sep 28, 1959

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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