< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: From Galilee
  • #25720 All Time
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How popular is the name "Galileo" in the U.S.?

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Want to know about the populiarty of Galileo? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 198 babies born with the name Galileo in the United States. That's more than enough Galileos to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Galileo" was in 2014 with a total of 20 babies.

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Galileo" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 16 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Galileo popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Galileo" mean? The list below shows the origins of Galileo as well as things modernly associated with the name Galileo such as celebrities named Galileo.


Origin and Meaning of Galileo

The name "Galileo" is of Italian origin, and it means "From Galilee". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

G is for genial, a pleasing personality.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Your name in reverse order is "Oelilag". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aoelgil". 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.

Past life for Galileo born Jan 2, 1975

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 1450. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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