Galician Submitted Names

Galician names are used in Galicia in northwestern Spain by speakers of Galician.
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EUTIQUIO m Galician (Rare), Spanish (Mexican)
Galician and Spanish form of EUTYCHIUS.
EUXENIA f Galician
Galician form of EUGENIA.
EUXENIO m Galician
Galician form of EUGENIOS.
EUXEO m Galician
Contracted form of EUXENIO.
EXIDIO m Galician
Galician form of AEGIDIUS.
EXUPERANCIO m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of EXUPERANTIUS.
FARA f Arabic, Galician (Rare)
Variant transcription of FARAH.
FARRUCA f Galician
Hypocoristic of FRANCISCA.
FARRUCO m Galician
Hypocoristic of FRANCISCO. Not used as a given name in its own right.
FE f Spanish, Galician (Rare)
Derived from Spanish and Galician fe "faith", this is the Spanish and Galician form of FIDES. (Cf. FEDE, FOY)... [more]
FECIÑA f Galician
Diminutive of FERNANDA.
FEDRA f Bosnian, Italian, Sicilian, Portuguese, Spanish, Croatian (Rare), Galician
Bosnian, Croatian, Italian, Galician, Portuguese and Spanish form of PHAEDRA.
FEDRO m Galician
Galician form of PHAEDRUS.
FELICIO m Galician
Galician form of FELICIUS.
FERÉCIDES m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of PHERECYDES.
FERNÁN m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of FERNANDO.
FERREOL m Russian (Archaic), Galician (Archaic)
Russian and Galician form of FERREOLUS.
FIDELINA f Galician
Feminine form of FIDEL.
FINA f Catalan, Spanish, Galician
Catalan and Spanish short form of JOSEFINA and Galician short form of XOSEFINA.
FINS m Galician
Variant of FIZ.
FINUCA f Galician
Diminutive of FINA.
FIZ m Galician
Galician form of FELIX.
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.
FULXENCIA f Galician
Galician cognate of FULGENCIA.
GALVÁN m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of GWALCHMEI via the Gallicized form GAUVAIN.
GASPARA f Italian, Galician (Rare)
Italian feminine form of GASPARE and Galician feminine form of GASPAR.
GAUDENCIO m Spanish (Latin American), Galician
Spanish and Galician form of GAUDENTIUS.
GLICERIA f Italian (Rare), Polish (Archaic), Spanish (Latin American), Galician
Italian, Galician, Polish and Spanish form of GLYKERIA via its latinized form GLYCERIA.
GONDAR m Galician
Variant of GUNDAR.
GONTRÁN m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of GUNTRAM.
GORECHO m Galician
Hypocoristic of GREGORIO.
GRACIÁN m Aragonese, Galician
Aragonese and Galician form of GRATIANUS.
GUALTERIA f Galician
Feminine form of GUALTERIO.
GUDULA f Dutch, German (Swiss), Galician
Derived from the Gothic element guths "god" or Gothic gôds "good" - see also GOEDE. This is the name of one of the patron saints of Brussels (Belgium).
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.
GUMERSINDO m Spanish (Rare), Galician, Portuguese (Rare)
Meaning uncertain, but thought to be of Germanic origin. The first element is probably guma meaning "man" (see GUMARICH), but there might also be a chance that it is a corruption of gund meaning "war" (see GUNDISALVUS).... [more]
GUNDAR m Galician
Galician form of GUNDAHAR.
GUTIER m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of WALTER.
HADRÁN m Galician
Contracted form of HADRIÁN.
HADRAO m Galician
Variant of HADRIÁN via the form Hadriano.
HADRIÁN m Galician, Aragonese
Galician and Aragonese form of HADRIAN.
HANÍBAL m Galician
Galician form of HANNIBAL.
HELADIA f Polish (Rare), Galician (Rare)
Polish feminine form of HELADIUSZ and Galician feminine form of HELADIO.
HELADIO m Galician
Galician form of HELLADIUS.
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]
HELIO m Italian (Rare), Galician
Italian and Galician form of HELIOS.
HENRIQUETA f Portuguese (Rare), Galician
Portuguese and Galician feminine form of HENRIQUE.
HENZO m Galician (Rare)
Short form of HENRIQUE via German HEINZ.
HERÁCLITO m Spanish, Portuguese, Galician
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Herakleitos via its latinized form HERACLITUS.
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.
HILDEGARDA f Polish, Kashubian, Czech, Galician (Archaic), Slovene
Polish, Kashubian, Czech, Slovene and Galician form of HILDEGARD.
HIPARCO m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of HIPPARCHUS.
HIPÓLITA f Galician
Galician form of HIPPOLYTA.
HIXINIA f Galician (Rare)
Galician feminine form of HYGINUS.
HIXINIO m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of HYGINUS.
HOMERO m Galician (Rare), Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of HOMER.
HONESTO m Galician
Galician form of Honestus.
HONORINO m Galician
Galician form of HONORINUS.
HONORIO m Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare)
Galician and Spanish form of HONORIUS.
HOSTILIO m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of HOSTILIUS.
HUGUETA f Catalan, Galician (Rare), Occitan, Portuguese, Spanish (Rare)
Catalan, Galician, Occitan, Portuguese and Spanish form of HUGUETTE.
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.
IRENEU m Catalan, Corsican, Romanian, Sicilian, Portuguese, Galician
Catalan, Corsican, Romanian, Sicilian, Galician and Portuguese form of IRENEUS.
IRÍA f Galician
Galician form of IRENE.
IRIMIA f Galician (Rare)
Transferred use of the place name.
ISOLINA f Italian, Catalan, Galician
Presumably a variant or diminutive of Italian ISOTTA and Catalan and Galician ISOLDA.
ÍTALO m Galician
Galician form of ITALO.
ITAMARO m Galician
Galician form of ITHAMAR.
JURJO m Galician (Archaic)
Archaic form of XURXO.
KHILDERICO m Galician
Galician form of CHILDERIC.
KHILPERICO m Galician
Galician form of CHILPERIC.
LANCELOTE m Galician
Galician form of LANCELOT.
LANDELINO m Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare)
Spanish and Galician form of LANDELIN.
LATINO m Basque, Italian, Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Basque Italian Galician Spanish and Portuguese form of LATINOS via LATINUS.
LAUREANA f Galician
Feminine form of LAUREANO.
LAUREANO m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of LAURIANUS.
LECO m Galician
Hypocoristic of LEANDRO.
LEDA f Galician (Rare)
Galician form of LETA.
LEDICIA f Asturian, Galician, Judeo-Spanish
Asturian, Galician and Judeo-Spanish form of LETITIA. The name coincides with Galician ledicia "delight, joy".
LEDO m Galician
Masculine form of Galician LEDA.
LELA f Galician
Diminutive of MANUELA.
LENUCA f Galician
Hypocoristic of LENA.
LEONCIA f Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of LEONTIA.
LEONIDES m Ancient Greek, Galician
Attic and Ionic Greek form of LEONIDAS, because it contains the Attic and Ionic Greek patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
LEOPOLDINA f German (Rare), English (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Galician, Romanian, Slovene, Hungarian
German, Portuguese and English variant and Galician, Romanian, Hungarian and Slovene form of LEOPOLDINE. Leopoldina of Austria (1797 – 1826) was the first Brazilian empress.
LESMES m Spanish (Rare), Galician (Archaic)
Spanish and Galician form of ADALHELM.
LEUCIPO m Spanish, Portuguese, Galician
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Leukippos via its latinized form LEUCIPPUS.
LEUCO m Galician
Galician form of LEUKOS.
LEUTER m Galician
Short form of ELEUTERIO.
LIANORA f Sardinian, Galician (Rare)
Sardinian and Galician form of LEONORA.
LIBERIO m Galician, Italian, Spanish
Galician, Italian and Spanish form of LIBERIUS.
LICINIO m Italian, Spanish, Galician
Italian, Galician and Spanish form of LICINIUS. A known bearer of this name was the Italian composer Licinio Refice (1883-1954).
LIDUVINA f Galician
Galician form of LIDWINA.
LIÑA f Galician
Diminutive of Eliana.
LIRIA f Galician (Rare)
Derived from Galician lirio "lily".
LOISA f Galician, Aragonese
Galician and Aragonese form of LOUISA.
LOLECHA f Galician
Diminutive of DOLORES.
LOLÓ f Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese diminutive of Lorena and Galician diminutive of DOLORES.
LOURENZA f Galician
Galician feminine form of LAURENCE (1).
LOURENZO m Galician
Galician form of LAURENTIUS.
LÚA f Galician (Rare)
Derived from Galician lúa "moon; moonlight".
LUCHA f Galician
Hypocoristic of LUZ.
LUCRECIA f Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of LUCRETIA.
LUCRECIO m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of LUCRETIUS.
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.
MANASES m Galician
Galician form of MANASSES.
MANDA f English, Galician
Diminutive of AMANDA.
MARILÓ f Galician
Contraction of MARÍA DOLORES.
MARIÑA f Galician
Galician form of MARINA.
MARIÑO m Galician
Galician form of MARINUS.
MARIQUIÑA f Galician
Galician Hypocorism of MARÍA
MARTIÑO m Galician
Galician form of MARTIN.
MARTIÑOCO m Galician
Diminutive of MARTIÑO.
MARUCA f Portuguese, Galician
Diminutive of MARIA and MARÍA.
MARUCHA f Galician
Diminutive of MARÍA.
MATUSA f Galician
Hypocoristic of MATILDE.
MAÚCA f Galician
Diminutive of MARÍA.
MAURICIA f Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician feminine form of MAURICIO.
MAXENCIO m Galician
Galician form of MAXENTIUS.
MAXÍN m Galician
Of debated origin and meaning; theories include a Galician form of MAGINUS and a corruption of MAXIMUS.
MAXINA f Galician (Rare), Literature
Of uncertain origin and meaning; theories include a feminine form of MAGINUS and a corruption of MAXIMA. 'Maxina ou a filla espúrea' (also published under the titles 'Magina ou a filla espúrea' and 'Majina ou a filla espúrea', 1870) by Marcial Valladares is considered the first novel written in the Galician language.
MEDARDO m Italian, Spanish, Galician
Italian, Galician and Spanish form of MEDARDUS.
MELA f Galician
Hypocoristic of CARMELA.
MELITÓN m Spanish (Rare), Galician
Spanish and Galician form of MELITON. A known bearer of this name was the Peruvian naval commander and government official Melitón Carvajal (1847-1935).
MELQUIADES m Galician
Galician form of MELCHIADES.
MELUCA f Galician
Hypocoristic of AMELIA.
MENANDRO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Galician
Italian, Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of MENANDER.
MENCÍA f Galician
Galician name of debated origin and meaning (compare MENCIA).
MERCÉ f Galician (Rare)
Galician cognate of MERCÈ.
MERLÍN m Galician
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
Combination of MIGUEL and ANXO (compare MICHELANGELO).
MILA f Galician, Portuguese
Short form of EMÍLIA, CAMILA or the composed name MARIA EMÍLIA.
MILAGRES f Portuguese (Rare), Galician (Rare)
Portuguese and 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.
MIRÓN m Kashubian, Galician
Kashubian and Galician form of MIRON (1).
MOIRA f Galician
Variant of MAIOR via the contracted form Mor.
MONÓMACO m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of MONOMACHOS.
MUCHA f Galician
Diminutive of CARMUCHA.
NADAL m Galician, Catalan (Rare), Occitan
Derived from Catalan, Galician and Languedocien Nadal "Christmas" (compare NOËL).
NANA f Galician
Hypocoristic of FERNANDA.
NATAXA f Galician
Galician adoption of NATASHA.
NATIVIDADE f Portuguese, Galician
Derived from Portuguese and Galician natividade, ultimately from Latin nativitas "birth, nativity; Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ".
NAVIA f Galician, Lusitanian Mythology, Gallaecian Mythology
Navia (also known as Nabia) was the goddess of rivers and water in Gallaecian and Lusitanian mythology. The name is still used in present-day Galicia.
NAZARÉ f Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of NAZARETH.
NECHO m Galician
Hypocoristic of ANDRÉ.
NEFTALI m Galician (Rare)
Galician from of NAPHTALI.
NEL m Spanish, Catalan, Galician
Diminutive of MANUEL and MANEL.
NELA f Galician, Portuguese
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, Sicilian, Galician
Feminine form of NEREO.
NEREU m Catalan, Portuguese, Galician, Sicilian
Catalan, Portuguese, Galician and Sicilian form of NEREUS.
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.
NICETO m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of NIKETAS. This name was borne by Niceto Alcalá-Zamora, president of Spain from 1931 to 1936.
NOEMIA f Galician
Galician form of Naomi (compare Portuguese NOÉMIA).
NOLA f Galician
Diminutive of MANOLA.
NOREIA f Celtic Mythology, German (Modern, Rare), Galician (Modern, Rare)
Noreia used to be considered the epithet of an unidentified pre-Roman mother goddess who left her name in inscriptions throughout the Roman province Noricum (present-day Austria and Slovenia). Current theories suggest, however, that she might have been a Roman "creation" to gain the loyalty of the Norici (ever since VESPASIAN's time, she was associated with the goddess ISIS and referred to as Isisi-Noreia)... [more]
NUCHA f Galician
Short form of BENUCHA.
OBDULIO m Spanish, Galician
Masculine form of OBDULIA.
OCTAVIANO m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of OCTAVIAN.
ODÍN m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of ODIN.
ODISEO m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of ODYSSEUS.
ODÓN m Galician
Cognate of EUDON and ODON.
ODORICO m Italian, Spanish, Galician
Italian, Galician and Spanish form of AUDERIC via its variant form ODORIC.
OLAIA f Basque, Galician
Basque form and Galician variant of OLALLA.
OLAYA f Spanish, Asturian, Galician (Hispanicized)
Variant of OLALLA, most often used in Asturias.
OLEGARIA f Galician (Rare)
Feminine form of OLEGARIO.
OLIMPIO m Italian, Galician
Italian and Galician form of OLYMPIOS.
OLINDA f Literature, Spanish, Galician, English (American), Italian, Hungarian
The name of a princess in medieval Spanish legends of the knight Amadis (de Gaula). Perhaps it is a variant of Olinta (which is said to mean "wild fig-tree" from Greek ὀλύνθη (olynthê)), using the popular name suffix inda; see also OLINDO... [more]
OLIVERIO m Spanish (Rare), Galician
Spanish and Galician form of OLIVER.
OLIVIO m Portuguese (Brazilian), Galician (Rare)
Masculine form of OLIVIA and thus a masculine form of the saint's name OLIVA.
ONÉSIMO m Spanish, Portuguese, Galician
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of ONESIMUS.
ORENCIA f Galician
Feminine form of ORENCIO.
ORENCIO m Spanish (Rare), Galician
Spanish and Galician form of ORENTIUS.
OROSIO m Galician (Rare)
Masculine form of OROSIA.
OSIÁN m Galician
Galician form of OSSIAN.
PACIANO m Portuguese, Spanish, Galician
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of Late Latin Pacianus, ultimately derived from pax (genitive pacis) "peace". Saint Paciano was a 4th-century bishop of Barcelona, Spain.
PACOMIO m Italian, Spanish, Galician
Italian, Galician and Spanish form of PACHOMIUS.
PADERNA f Galician (Archaic)
Galician feminine form of Paternus.
PAIO m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of PELAGIUS.
PANCRACIA f Spanish, Galician (Archaic)
Spanish and Galician feminine form of PANCRATIUS.
PÁNFILA f Galician (Rare)
Galician cognate of PANFILA.
PANTALEÓN m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of PANTALEON.
PASCASIO m Italian, Spanish, Galician
Italian, Galician and Spanish form of PASCHASIUS.
PAULIÑA f Galician
Galician diminutive of PAULA.
PAULIÑOS m Galician
Galician form of PAULINOS.
PENCHA f Galician
Hypocoristic of PRUDENCIA.
PENÉLOPE f Spanish, Galician, Portuguese
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of PENELOPE.
PEREGRINA f Spanish, Galician, Slovene (Rare), Hungarian (Rare)
Spanish and Galician feminine form of either PEREGRINO and Slovene feminine form of PEREGRIN.
PEREGRINO m Spanish, Portuguese, Galician
Spanish, Galician and Portuguese form of PEREGRINE.
PERFECTA f Late Roman, Spanish (Archaic), Galician
Feminine form of PERFECTUS (late Roman) and PERFECTO (Spanish, Galician).
PERPETUO m Medieval French, Galician (Archaic)
Derived from Latin perpetuus "perpetual, continuous, everlasting".
PETRONILA f Spanish (Rare), Galician (Rare)
Spanish and Galician form of PETRONILLA.
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