Galician Submitted Names
are used in Galicia in northwestern Spain.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AFRODITA f Basque, Albanian, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Galician, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Ukrainian
Cognate of Aphrodite
AREA f Galician (Modern, Rare)
Means "sand," from Old Portuguese arẽa
, derived from Latin (h)arēna
(making it a cognate of Arena
), from an earlier version *hasēna
, which may be Etruscan in origin.
BREOGÁN m Irish Mythology, Galician, Spanish
This was the name of a Milesian hero in Irish mythology. King Breogán from Galicia constructed the Tower of Brigantium, of such great height that his sons Ith
could see the distant green shore of Ireland from its top... [more]
LYDON m Galician
Relates to a Roman Centurion who led a battle against unthinkable odds.... [more]
ROCA f Galician
Galician feminine form of Rocco
(compare Catalan Roc
). This name coincides with Galician roca
SALETA f Galician
Galician form of French Salette
, taken from the title of the Virgin Mary Notre-Dame de La Salette
("Our Lady of La Salette"). A Marian apparition reported by two children is said to have occurred at La Salette-Fallavaux, France, in 1846... [more]