Gallus - Meaning of Gallus

What does Gallus mean?

[ 2 syll. gal-lus, ga-ll-us ] The baby boy name Gallus is pronounced as GAEL-ahS- †. Gallus is used predominantly in the German language and its origin is Latin. A biblical name, it is literally from the word 'gallus' which means Gaul. Gallus (Latin) is an older form of Gallus. The first name is derived from the Roman family name. It is known from Saint Gallus (550-646), an Irish disciple and one of the twelve companions of Saint Columbanus.

Gall (English), Gallius, Galo (Spanish), Gawel (Polish), Havel (Czech and Slavic), and Hawel (Czech and Slavic) are variations of Gallus.

See also the related categories, latin, companions (brother), gaul, disciple (follower), biblical, roman, german, and irish.

Gallus is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Gallus include Gillis, Gilliss, Glasgo, Glasgow, Guala, Galea, Galeaso, Gallius, Gazalea, Ghillea, Gillea, Galeazzo, and Glwys.

† English pronunciation for Gallus: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"

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