< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Italian
  • Meaning: From Galilee
  • #24360 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Galileo in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 5 0 5
1978 5 0 5
1993 7 0 7
1995 5 0 5
1996 6 0 6
1997 9 0 9
1998 6 0 6
1999 5 0 5
2000 9 0 9
2001 10 0 10
2003 7 0 7
2004 7 0 7
2006 12 0 12
2007 6 0 6
2008 16 0 16
2009 15 0 15
2010 11 0 11
2011 11 0 11
2012 13 0 13
2013 13 0 13
2014 20 0 20
2015 30 0 30

Want to know about the popularity of the Galileo baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 228 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 2015 with a total of 30 babies.

According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Galileo" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 2015. Across the entire United States a total of only 30 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 one of the most popular Iowa names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Galileo

Galileo Group
Galileo Indigo Girls
Galileo Thermometer
Galileo Uga
Galileo Galilei
Galileo Probe
Galileo Theory
Galileo Song

Alternative Meanings

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

L is for little, the little things you do.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

L is for lucky, who is more?

E is for elegant, born within you.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

Your name in reverse order is "Oelilag". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Iegoall". 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 Nov 15, 1922

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 Turkey approximately on 1350. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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