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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 glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

L is for life, that you live so well.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

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 "Elagn". How do you pronounce that?

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



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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 1945 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Galen" is not a popular baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 1945. Across the entire United States a total of only 206 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 south? 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.

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Past life for Galen born Jul 25, 2008

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 Southern New Zealand approximately on 1850. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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