[ 3 syll. ga-li-na, gal-ina ] The baby girl name Galina is pronounced Gaa-LIY-Naa (Russian) †. Galina has its origins in the Old Greek language. It is used largely in German, Russian, and Slavic. It is derived from the word galene with the meaning 'calm'. From the Roman nickname.
In addition, Galina is a form (Russian) of the English Helen.
Galina is the feminine version of the English Galen.
The name Galina is used to a great extent; it has 29 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Gailya, Galayna, Galeana, Galeane, Galeena, Galeenah, Galeene, Galenka, Galia, Galiana, Galianah, Galiane, Galiena, Galinah, Galine, Galinka, Gallin, Gallina, Galline, Gallyn, Galochka, Galya, Galyah, Galyn, Galyna, Galynah, Galyne, and Halina (also used in Polish). Gala (Hebrew, Russian, Scandinavian, and Slavic) is a form of Galina that is used in foreign languages.
Galina is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Galina, Helen was the most regularly used.
Baby names that sound like Galina include Galeene, Galiane, Galyene, Gayleen, Gaylene, Gemmaline, Gemmalyn, Ghiliane, Giliane, Golana, Xaqueline, Gemmalynn, Gailine, Galeane, Galiene, Galine, Gallin, Galline, Gallyn, and Galyenne.
† Pronunciation for Galina: 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)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"