[ 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.
Baby names that sound like Galileo include Galeleo, Galeleyo, Galelio, Galeliyo, Galileyo, Galilio, Galiliyo, Galyleo, Galylio, Gazaleigh, Getulio, Gael, Gaele, Gaell, Gaelle, Gaël, Gail, Gaile, Gaill, and Gaille.
† 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.