Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Roman cognomen meaning "rooster" in Latin. It could also refer to a person from Gaul (Latin Gallia). This was the name of a 7th-century Irish saint, a companion of Saint Columbanus, who later became a hermit in Switzerland.

Related Names

Feminine FormGalla
Other Languages & CulturesHavel(Czech) Gall(History) Gál(Hungarian) Gallo(Italian) Gaweł(Polish) Havel(Slovak) Gal(Slovene) Galo(Spanish)

Name Days

Austria: October 16
Denmark: October 16


Entry updated May 29, 2020