Galician Submitted Names

Galician names are used in Galicia in northwestern Spain.
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ABDÍAS m Biblical Spanish, Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare)
Spanish and Galician form of OBADIAH via Biblicas Latin ABDIAS.
ABDÓN m Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare), Kashubian
Spanish, Galician and Kashubian form of ABDON.
ABELARDO m Spanish, Galician, Portuguese
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of ABELARD.
ADA f German, Biblical German, Croatian (Rare), Galician, Polish, Kashubian
German, Croatian, Galician, Polish and Kashubian form of ADAH.
ÁDEGA f Galician
Galician form of AGATHA.
ADRÁN m Galician (Rare)
Contracted form of ADRIÁN.
ADRASTO m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Adrastus (see ADRASTOS).
AFON m Galician
Hypocoristic of AFONSO. Not generally used as a given name in its own right.
ÁGATA f Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of AGATHA.
AGOSTIÑA f Galician
Feminine form of AGOSTIÑO.
AGRIPINA f Georgian (Rare), Spanish, Romanian, Galician (Rare)
Georgian, Spanish, Galician and Romanian form of AGRIPPINA.
ÁIAX m Galician
Galician form of AJAX.
ALARICO m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ALARIC.
ALBERTOS m Galician, German (Hellenized)
Galician and older Greek form of ALBERT.
ALDÁN m Galician
Of debated origin and meaning.
ALDUÍNO m Galician
Galician form of ALDWIN.
ALLA f Galician
Truncated form of OLALLA.
ALOIA f Galician
Transferred use of the name of Monte Aloia, a summit in the mountains of Galicia, Spain.
AMADEA f Late Roman, German, Italian, Hungarian, Galician, Polish
Late Roman and German feminine form of AMADEUS, Italian and Galician feminine form of AMADEO and Hungarian and Polish feminine form of AMADEUSZ.
AMADORA f Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Galician, Portuguese (Rare)
Feminine form of AMADORE (Italian) and AMADOR (Spanish, Galician, Portuguese).
AMANCIA f Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare)
Spanish and Galician feminine form of AMANTIUS.
AMARA f Galician
Feminine form of AMARO.
AMI f Galician
Hypocoristic of AMANDA.
ANAIS f Catalan, Galician, Spanish (Latin American), Occitan
Catalan and Galician form and Occitan variant of ANAÏS.
ANAXÁGORAS m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of ANAXAGORAS.
ANAXARCO m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of ANAXARCHUS.
ANAXÍMENES m Catalan, Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Catalan, Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of ANAXIMENES.
ANDRÓMEDA f Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of ANDROMEDA.
ANICETO m Spanish, Galician, Aragonese, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Galician, Aragonese, Portuguese, and Italian form of ANICETUS.
ANTERO m Galician, Aragonese, Italian
Galician, Aragonese and Italian form of ANTEROS.
ANTIFÓN m Galician
Galician form of ANTIPHON.
ANTOÍÑO m Galician
Diminutive of ANTÓN and ANTONIO.
ANTONIETA f Catalan, Galician (Rare), Occitan, Portuguese, Spanish (Rare)
Catalan, Galician, Occitan, Portuguese and Spanish form of ANTOINETTE.
ANXA f Galician (Rare)
Feminine form of ANXO.
ÁNXELA f Galician
Galician form of ANGELA.
ANXÉLICA f Galician
Galician form of ANGELICA.
ANXELO m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of ANGELUS.
AQUILINO m Italian, Spanish, Galician
Italian, Spanish and Galician form of AQUILINUS.
ARANZA f Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Galician (Rare)
Possibly a Spanish and Galician form of Basque ARANTZA.
ARCADIO m Galician, Italian (Rare), Spanish
Galician, Italian and Spanish form of ARKADIOS.
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.
ARISTARCO m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ARISTARCHUS.
ARISTÓFANES m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of ARISTOPHANES.
ARQUIMEDES m Catalan, Galician, Portuguese
Catalan, Galician and Portuguese form of ARCHIMEDES.
ASCLEPIO m Galician, Italian, Spanish
Galician, Italian and Spanish form of Asklepios via ASCLEPIUS.
BAIA f Galician (Rare)
Galician variant of OLALLA.
BASILISA f Georgian (Archaic), Spanish, Galician
Georgian and Spanish form of BASILISSA.
BASTIANA f Galician (Rare)
Feminine form of BASTIÁN.
BELARMINO m Spanish, Galician, Portuguese
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Bellarmino, the original Italian surname of Saint Roberto Bellarmine (1542-1621), a cardinal who is regarded as a Doctor of the Church. His surname meant "well-armed" from Italian.
BELISA f Galician (Rare)
Diminutive of ISABEL.
BELTRÁN m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of BERTRAM or BERTRAND.
BELUCA f Galician
Diminutive of SABELA. Not used as a given name in its own right.
BIEITA f Galician (Rare)
Feminine form of BIEITO.
BRANDÁN m Galician
Galician adoption of BREANDÁN.
BRASA f Galician (Archaic)
Feminine form of BRAS.
BRAULIO m Spanish, Galician
Apparently derived from Germanic brahuila meaning "bright, radiant" - with one source saying that it is etymologically related to Old High German brand or brant "sword". However, I am not sure how much stock should be put into that, since it seems like its pronunciation would be akin to brilla (BREEL-lah), which makes it look suspiciously close to the Italian verb brillare "to shine, to sparkle" and ultimately comes from berillus, a latinized form of Greek beryllos... [more]
BRÍXIDA f Galician
Galician form of BRIDGET.
BRUTO m Galician, Italian, Spanish
Galician, Italian and Spanish form of BRUTUS.
CALIPSO f Catalan, Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Catalan, Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of CALYPSO.
CARITÓN m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of CHARITON.
CARMIÑA f Galician
Diminutive of Carme.
CARMUCHA f Galician
Diminutive of Carme.
CARO m Medieval Italian, Galician, Spanish
Galician, Italian, Spanish and form of CARUS.
CASIANA f Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare), Romanian
Spanish, Galician and Romanian form of CASSIANA.
CASIANO m Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare)
Spanish and Galician form of CASSIAN.
CASILDA f Spanish, Galician, Portuguese (Rare), Literature, Theatre
Meaning uncertain. This is the name of the patron saint of Toledo, Spain. It might have an Arabic origin, considering the history - Saint Casilda of Toledo was born a Moorish princess - and perhaps comes from Arabic قصيدة (qaṣīda) meaning "poem"... [more]
CASIODORO m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of CASSIODORUS.
CASIOPEA f Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of CASSIOPEIA.
CATUXA f Galician
Diminutive of CATARINA or CATALINA. It is also used as an independent name.
CECÍA f Galician
Galician form of CECILIA.
CEFEO m Galician, Italian, Spanish
Galician, Italian and Spanish form of CEPHEUS.
CELINA f Occitan, Galician
Occitan and Galician form of CÉLINE.
CELSA f Spanish, Galician
Feminine form of CELSO.
CÉRBERO m Galician, Portuguese
Galician and Portuguese form of CERBERUS.
CESÁREO m Spanish, Galician
Spanish variant and Galician form of CESARIO.
CHABELA f Spanish, Galician
Diminutive of ISABEL.
CIBRAO m Galician
Variant of CIPRIANO.
CIPRIANA f Italian, Portuguese, Galician, Spanish, Romanian, Greek (Rare)
Italian, Romanian, Portuguese, Galician and Spanish feminine form of CYPRIANUS (compare CYPRIANA).
CIRA f Italian, Spanish (Rare), Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese, Galician (Rare)
Italian, Spanish, Galician and Portuguese feminine form of CYRUS.
CLAUDINA f Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Galician
Italian, Spanish, Galician and Catalan cognate of CLAUDINE.
CLEÓMENES m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of CLEOMENES.
CLÍSTENES m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of CLEISTHENES.
CLORO m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of CHLORUS.
COLÁS m Spanish, Galician
Hypocoristic of NICOLÁS.
COMBA f Galician (Rare)
Galician form of COLUMBA.
CONSOLACIÓN f Spanish, Galician
Taken from the title of the Virgin Mary María (de la) Consolación, "Our Lady of Consolation".
CONSTANTINO m Spanish, Galician, Portuguese
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of CONSTANTINE.
CORALIA f Romanian, Spanish, Galician, Italian (Rare)
Romanian, Italian, Galician and Spanish form of CORALIE.
CÓSIMA f Galician (Rare)
Feminine form of COSME and Galician cognate of COSIMA.
COVADONGA f Spanish, Galician
Taken from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de Covadonga, "Our Lady of Covadonga", Covadonga being the name of a village in the Spanish autonomous community of Asturias in the north-west... [more]
CREÚSA f Spanish, Galician, Portuguese
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of CREUSA.
CRICA f Galician
Hypocoristic of CRISTIANA.
DALMACIO m Spanish, Galician, Cebuano
Spanish and Galician form of DALMATIUS.
DÁMASO m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of DAMASUS.
DELFÍN m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of DELPHINUS.
DELIO m Galician
Masculine form of Delia.
DELMIRO m Galician
Variation of Edlemiro.
DENÍS m Galician
Galician form of DIONYSIUS.
DEOLINDA f Portuguese, Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare), English (American, Archaic)
Variant of TEOLINDA. This name was especially popular in Portugal and Brazil, having started rising in popularity in Brazil in the 1810s and Portugal in the 1880s... [more]
DIGNA f Dutch, German (Archaic), Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Galician, Polish
Derived from Latin dignum "dignified, worthy."
DINÍS m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of DENIS.
DIOCLECIANO m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of DIOCLETIAN.
DIÓXENES m Galician
Galician form of DIOGENES.
DOMICIANO m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Galician, Spanish, and Portuguese form of DOMITIAN.
DOSITEA f Galician (Rare)
Feminine form of DOSITEO.
DUNIA f Arabic, Spanish, Galician
Derived from Arabic dunya "world; life".
EBORICO m Galician, Italian, Spanish
Galician, Italian and Spanish form of EBORIC.
EDEL m & f Galician, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Short form of names starting with Edel-, such as EDELMIRO (for males) and EDELMIRA (for females).... [more]
EDUVIXES f Asturian, Galician (Archaic)
Asturian and Galician form of HEDWIG.
EFRÉN m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of EPHREM.
EINÉS f Galician (Rare)
Galician form of AGNES.
EMÉRITA f Galician
Galician form of EMERITA.
ENEAS m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of AENEAS.
ENGRACIA f Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of ENGRATIA.
ENMA f Galician
Either a short form of ENMANUELA or a Galician form of EMMA.
ENMANUELA f Galician (Rare)
Galician feminine form of EMMANUEL.
ERATÓSTENES m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of ERATOSTHENES.
EREA f Galician
Galician form of IRENE.
ESTRELA f Portuguese, Galician (Rare)
Means "star" in Portuguese and Galician.
ETELVINO m Galician
Galician form of ADALWIN.
EUTIQUIO m Galician (Rare), Spanish (Mexican)
Galician and Spanish form of EUTYCHIUS.
EUXENIA f Galician
Galician form of EUGENIA.
EXIDIO m Galician
Galician form of AEGIDIUS.
FARRUCA f Galician
Hypocoristic of FRANCISCA.
FARRUCO m Galician
Hypocoristic of FRANCISCO. Not used as a given name in its own right.
FEDRA f Bosnian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Croatian (Rare), Galician
Bosnian, Croatian, Italian, Galician, Portuguese and Spanish form of PHAEDRA.
FERÉCIDES m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of PHERECYDES.
FERNÁN m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of FERNANDO.
FIDELINA f Galician
Feminine form of FIDEL.
FIZ m Galician
Galician form of FELIX.
FLORIÁN m Czech, Slovak, Spanish, Galician
Czech, Slovak, Spanish and Galician form of Florianus (see FLORIAN). Known bearers of this name include the Spanish director and screenwriter Florián Rey (1894-1962), the Slovak painter Florián Klimkovič (1756-1826) and the Czech violinist Florián Zajíc (1853-1926).
FONSO m Spanish, Galician
Diminutive of ALFONSO or ILDEFONSO.
FORMOSO m Galician, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of FORMOSUS.
FRIXO m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of Phrixos (see PHRIXUS).
FROILÁN m Spanish, Galician
Spanish derivative of FROILA, a Visigothic name probably derived from Germanic *frau "lord" (Gothic frauja "lord"; compare FREYR) and the Gothic name suffix *ila... [more]
FUCO m Galician
Hypocoristic of FRANCISCO.
GAEL m Breton, Spanish (Modern), Galician (Modern)
Original Breton and Spanish and Galician form of GAËL.
GONTRÁN m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of GUNTRAM.
GORECHO m Galician
Hypocoristic of GREGORIO.
GREGORIA f Late Greek, Italian, Spanish, Galician
Feminine form of Gregorius (see GREGORY).
GUILLÉN m Aragonese, Galician (Rare)
Aragonese form of WILLIAM and Galician variant of GUILLERME.
GUILLERME m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of WILLIAM.
GUILLERMINA f Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of WILHELMINA.
GUTIER m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of WALTER.
HADRIÁN m Galician, Aragonese
Galician and Aragonese form of HADRIAN.
HELIA f Greek Mythology, Galician (Rare)
Feminine form of HELIOS. This name was borne by one of the Heliades, daughters of the sun god Helios by Clymene the Oceanid and sisters of the ill-fated Phaethon... [more]
HENRIQUETA f Portuguese (Rare), Galician
Portuguese and Galician feminine form of HENRIQUE.
HERMELINDA f Spanish, Galician (Archaic)
Spanish and Galician form of HERMELIND.
HERMERICO m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of HERMERIC.
HERÓDOTO m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of HERODOTUS.
HIPARCO m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of HIPPARCHUS.
HIXINIO m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of HYGINUS.
HOMERO m Galician (Rare), Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of HOMER.
HONORIO m Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare)
Galician and Spanish form of HONORIUS.
HOSTILIO m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of HOSTILIUS.
ICÍA f Galician
Variant of CECÍA.
ILUMINADA f Spanish (Rare), Galician
Spanish and Galician form of ILLUMINATA.
INDALECIO m Spanish, Galician, Aragonese
Spanish, Galician and Aragonese form of INDALETIUS.
INOCENCIA f Spanish (Rare), Galician, Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese feminine form of INNOCENT.
IREA f Galician
Variant of IRIA.
ISOLINA f Italian, Catalan, Galician
Presumably a variant or diminutive of Italian ISOTTA and Catalan and Galician ISOLDA.
KHILDERICO m Galician
Galician form of CHILDERIC.
KHILPERICO m Galician
Galician form of CHILPERIC.
LAUREANO m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of LAURIANUS.
LECO m Galician
Hypocoristic of LEANDRO.
LEDICIA f Asturian, Galician, Judeo-Spanish
Asturian, Galician and Judeo-Spanish form of LETITIA. It coincides with the Galician word for "happiness".
LELA f Galician
Diminutive of MANUELA.
LENUCA f Galician
Hypocoristic of LENA.
LEOPOLDINA f German (Rare), English (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Galician
German, Portuguese, Galician and English variant of LEOPOLDINE. Leopoldina of Austria (1797 – 1826) was the first Brazilian empress.
LIBERIO m Galician, Italian, Spanish
Galician, Italian and Spanish form of LIBERIUS.
LIRIA f Galician (Rare)
Derived from Galician lirio "lily".
LOISA f Galician, Aragonese
Galician and Aragonese form of LOUISA.
LOURENZO m Galician
Galician form of LAURENTIUS.
LÚA f Galician (Rare)
Derived from Galician lúa "moon".
LUCHA f Galician
Hypocoristic of LUZ.
LUCRECIA f Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of LUCRETIA.
MALARICO m Galician, Italian, Spanish
Galician, Italian and Spanish form of MALARIC.
MALENA f Galician
Galician contraction of MARÍA ELENA.
MALÓ f Galician
Hypocoristic of MARÍA DOLORES.
MALORES f Galician
Hypocoristic of MARÍA DOLORES.
MALUCHA f Galician
Hypocoristic of AMALIA.
MAMEDE m Galician
Galician form of MUHAMMAD.
MARILÓ f Galician
Contraction of MARÍA DOLORES.
MARIÑA f Galician
Galician form of MARINA.
MARIQUIÑA f Galician
Galician Hypocorism of MARÍA
MARTIÑO m Galician
Galician form of MARTIN.
MARTIÑOCO m Galician
Diminutive of MARTIÑO.
MATUSA f Galician
Hypocoristic of MATILDE.
MAXENCIO m Galician
Galician form of MAXENTIUS.
MELA f Galician
Hypocoristic of CARMELA.
MELUCA f Galician
Hypocoristic of AMELIA.
MENCÍA f Galician
Galician name of debated origin and meaning (compare MENCIA).
MERLÍN m Galician, Spanish
Spanish and Galician form of MERLIN.
MERO m Galician
Diminutive of BALDOMERO.
METUXALÉN m Galician
Galician form of METHUSELAH via its (variant) latinized form METHUSALEM.
MIGUELANXO m Galician
Galician cognate of MICHELANGELO.
MILA f Galician
Short form of CAMILA.
MILAGRES f Galician (Rare)
Galician cognate of MILAGROS.
MILLÁN m Spanish (Rare), Galician
Spanish and Galician variant of EMILIANO.
MILO m Galician
Short form of CAMILO and EMILIO.
MINGUIÑA f Galician (Archaic)
Truncated form of Dominguiña, itself a diminutive of DOMINGA.
MÍRIAM f Spanish, Galician, Portuguese
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of MIRIAM, though it should be noted that the main Portuguese form of the name is actually MIRIÃ.
MIRO m Galician
Diminutive of names ending in -miro.
MONÓMACO m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of MONOMACHOS.
MUCHA f Galician
Diminutive of CARMUCHA.
NANA f Galician
Hypocoristic of FERNANDA.
NATAXA f Galician
Galician adoption of NATASHA.
NECHO m Galician
Hypocoristic of ANDRÉ.
NEL m Spanish, Catalan, Galician
Diminutive of MANUEL and MANEL.
NELA f Galician
Short form of MANUELA.
NELIDA f Galician
Galician form of NÉLIDA.
NEMESIO m Italian, Spanish, Galician
Italian, Spanish and Galician form of NEMESIUS.
NEREA f Italian, Galician
Feminine form of NEREO.
NERÓN m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of Nero.
NICASIO m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of NICASIUS.
NICÉFORO m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of NIKEPHOROS.
NOEMIA f Galician
Galician form of Naomi (compare Portuguese NOÉMIA).
NOLA f Galician
Diminutive of MANOLA.
ODÍN m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of ODIN.
ODISEO m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of ODYSSEUS.
OLAIA f Basque, Galician
Basque form and Galician variant of OLALLA.
OLAYA f Spanish, Asturian, Galician (Spanish)
Variant of OLALLA, most often used in Asturias.
OLEGARIA f Galician (Rare)
Feminine form of OLEGARIO.
ORENCIO m Spanish (Rare), Galician
Spanish and Galician form of ORENTIUS.
PAIO m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of PELAGIUS.
PAULIÑA f Galician
Galician diminutive of PAULA.
PENCHA f Galician
Hypocoristic of PRUDENCIA.
PENÉLOPE f Spanish, Galician, Portuguese
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of PENELOPE.
PEREGRINA f Spanish, Galician
Feminine form of either PEREGRINO.
PERFECTA f Late Roman, Spanish (Archaic), Galician
Feminine form of PERFECTUS (late Roman) and PERFECTO (Spanish, Galician).
PETRONILA f Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare)
Spanish and Galician form of PETRONILLA.
PLATÓN m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of PLATO.
POCHO m Galician
Diminutive of AFONSO.
POLIBIO m Galician, Italian, Spanish
Galician, Italian and Spanish form of POLYBIUS.
POMBA f Galician
Galician form of PALOMA.
PONCIANO m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of PONTIAN.
PRECIOSA f Medieval English, Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Judeo-Spanish, Galician
Derived from the Old French precios (itself from the Latin pretiōsa) "precious, of great value". It was recorded three times in medieval England, in 1203 and 1279 as Preciosa, and in 1327 as PRECIOUS (which was probably the vernacular form).... [more]
PRÍAMO m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of PRIAM.
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