[ 4 syll. ga-li-leo, gal-il-eo ] The baby boy name Galileo is pronounced Gaa-Liy-Leh-ow †. Galileo has its origins in the Hebrew and Old Greek languages. It is used largely in the Italian language. From Old Greek roots, its meaning is 'from Galilee'.
Galileo is a variant of Galil (Hebrew) in the Italian language.
Galileo is unusual as a baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.
† English pronunciation for Galileo: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"
A famous person named Galileo is Astronomer Galileo, born 15 February 1564 - 8 January 1642, Pisa, Italy.