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Galician girl names | Amazing names for your new born

Are you pregnant and already know you are going to have a girl? In that case, we know that a long period of preparation awaits you before your little girl’s arrival in the world. Arranging her room with stuffed animals and feminine colors, buying clothes, toys and all the necessary supplies is one of the most important steps during your baby’s waiting time. However, choosing the name your little girl will bear is also one of the most important preparations. As a future mother, you would like your daughter to have the most beautiful and perfect name that can exist, even if it can be a little original, the better. In Spain, there is a great variety of very beautiful names between classic and modern, but if you or your family come from a specific province or speak a certain dialect, such as Galician, it is possible that your indecision is in a list of names belonging the same. Thus, in this baby names article we expose a wide variety of Galician girl names and the meaning of each one. We are sure that after reading this article, you will have already decided what name your little girl will have.

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Original Galician girl names

We start this selection of the best Galician girl names with a list of the most original:

  • Andreia : means “bold” and comes from the Greek.
  • Anduriña : of Galician origin means “swallow”.
  • Beltaine : lovely Galician girl’s name that means ‘good fire’.
  • Benedita : Galician form of Benita, of Latin origin, meaning ‘blessed by God’.
  • Bieita : Galician form of Benita.
  • Branca : Galician form of Blanca, of Germanic origin, ‘white, beautiful’.
  • Brixida : Galician form of Brigid.
  • Caetana : Galician form of Cayetana, of Latin origin, meaning ‘cheerful’.
  • Caridade : Galician form of Caridad, meaning ‘love.’
  • Carme : Galician form of Carmen, of Hebrew origin, ‘orchard or garden of God’.
  • Carmela : Galician form of Carmen.
  • Carmiña : Galician form of Carmen.
  • Catarina : Galician form of Catalina, meaning ‘pure, chaste, immaculate’.
  • Catuxa : Galician form of Catalina.
  • Cecia : Galician form of Cecilia, meaning ‘blind’.
  • Celtia : means ‘of the Celts’.
  • Comba : means ‘dove’.
  • Crara : Galician form of Clara, meaning ‘illustrious’.
  • Dores : Galician form of Dolores, of Latin origin, ‘Marian adveration’.
  • Eduvixe : Galician form of Eduviges, meaning ‘fighter’.
  • Eines : Galician form of Inés, meaning ‘pure’.
  • Elisabet : means ‘promise of God’.
  • Erea : means ‘peace’. Lets know more about Elena meaning of name.
  • Esther : means ‘star’.
  • Estevaíña : Galician form of Estefanía, of Greek origin, ‘crowned, victorious’.
  • Estrela : Galician form of Estela, of Italian origin, ‘star’.
  • Euxea : Galician form of Eugenia, of Greek origin. Its meaning is ‘well born, noble’.
  • Euxenia : Galician form of Eugenia.
  • Felicidade : lovely Galician girl’s name meaning ‘happiness’.
  • Hadriana : Galician form of Adriana.
  • Helena : means ‘that shines like a torch’.
  • Heloisa : Galician form of Eloísa, meaning ‘chosen one’.
  • Maruxa : comes from Hebrew and its meaning is uncertain.
  • Otile : beautiful Galician girl’s name that means wealth.
  • Pomba : means dove.
  • Uxia : means noble.
  • Xema : comes from Latin and means “precious stone”.

Old Galician girl names

If you prefer classic and traditional names, this is your list. Let’s see the best old Galician girl names:

  • Uxía : means well born and comes from the Greek.
  • Olala . means the one who speaks well.
  • Alexandra – The one who is protective.
  • Xiana : comes from Latin and is the Galician form of Juliana.
  • Mariña : is the Galician form of Marina and means born in the sea.
  • Icía : beautiful Galician girl’s name that means without stain and is of Galician origin.
  • Angela . means the messenger of God.
  • Olaia . of Basque origin means the eloquent.
  • Xoana : of Hebrew origin, it means full of grace.
  • Minia : of Germanic origin, it means big and strong woman.
  • Xulia : is the Galician form of Julia and means soft hair and full of youth.
  • Catarina : means pure.
  • Carme : comes from Latin and means song or poem.
  • Saleta : used above all in Galicia for the invocation of Our Lady of Saleta.
  • Irea : comes from the Greek and means peace.
  • Saínza : it is such a young name that at the moment it has no meaning.
  • Sabela : of Hebrew origin means God is my promise.
  • Soledade : of Latin origin means unique.
  • Suevia : its origin is in the Germanic town that invaded the north of Spain, the suevos.
  • Tariexa : of Greek origin, it is the adaptation of the name Teresa.
  • Tegra : of Greek origin means Glory of God.
  • Tereixa : beautiful Galician girl’s name that means summer and is of Greek origin.
  • Trindade : from Latin, it is the union in one person of God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Modern Galician girl names

If, on the other hand, you prefer new and current names, the best list for you will be the following. You have 22 modern Galician girl names from which to choose your favorite:

  • Aloia : a Galician toponym of uncertain origin and meaning.
  • Amalia : beautiful Galician girl’s name that means ‘hard-working’ or ‘sweet’.
  • Anduriña : means ‘swallow’.
  • Brixida : Galician form of Brigid.
  • Caetana : Galician form of Cayetana, of Latin origin, meaning ‘cheerful’.
  • Iria : means ‘fertile land’.
  • Isabela : variant of Isabel, of Hebrew origin, its meaning is ‘God is abundance’ or ‘God’s promise’.
  • Ledicia : means ‘joy, satisfaction’.
  • Lúa : the Galician form of ‘moon’, which is a very typical Galician girl’s name, short and pretty.
  • Luar : ‘radiance of the moon’.
  • Madalena : Galician form of Magdalena, meaning ‘from Magdala’.
  • Margarida : Galician form of Margarita, meaning ‘pearl’.
  • Mariña : Galician form of Marina, meaning ‘of the sea’.
  • Martiña : Galician form of Marta or Martina.
  • Maruxa : Maria in Galician, comes from the Hebrew name Miriam, of uncertain meaning.
  • Merces – Galician form of Merced or Mercedes, meaning ‘mercy’.
  • Natalia : beautiful Galician girl’s name that means ‘birth’.
  • Natividade : Galician variant of the name of Latin origin Natividad, meaning ‘birth’.
  • Neves : Galician form of Nieves.
  • Noa : means ‘motion’.
  • Noela : comes from Noia, a municipality in Galicia.
  • Nuncia : Galician form of Annunciation.

Beautiful Galician girl names

Some of the most popular Galician girl names for their sound and their beautiful meaning are these:

  • Aine : beautiful Galician girl’s name that means ‘radiance’.
  • Áine – According to Celtic mythology, Áine is the goddess of summer, wealth, and sovereignty.
  • Alba : means ‘white’.
  • Antía : means flowery.
  • Celtia : means “of the Celts”.
  • Erea : lovely Galician girl’s name that means peace.
  • Esther : means ‘star’.
  • Estevaíña : Galician form of Estefanía, of Greek origin, ‘crowned, victorious’.
  • Estrela : Galician form of Estela, of Italian origin, ‘star’.
  • Euxea : Galician form of Eugenia, of Greek origin. Its meaning is ‘well born, noble’.
  • Iria – The first theory is that its meaning comes from the goddess Iris, of messaging, and the goddess Rainbow, the goddess of beautiful colors. The second theory is that this name comes from the Celts and refers to the original stone of a town.
  • Sabela : means “God is perfection”.
  • Uxia : means noble.
  • Xiana : pretty Galician girl’s name that means dagger.
  • Xilda : Galician diminutive of Hermenegilda.
  • Xisela : means ‘strong arrow’.
  • Xoana : variant of Juana.
  • Xusana : means ‘lily’.
  • Xusta : means ‘straight’.
  • Xustina : Galician form of Justina, derived from Justa.
  • Zeltia : means ‘of the Celts’.

Short Galician girl names

Short names are very successful and they are very practical and sweet. Next we see 15 short Galician girl names:

  • Ada : means beauty and is of Hebrew origin.
  • Alla : means servant of God and is of Scandinavian origin.
  • Anxa : beautiful Galician name for a girl.
  • Baia : of Galician origin, it means eloquent.
  • Cilla : of Latin origin its meaning is ancient.
  • Erea : of Celtic origin, it means woman of peace.
  • Icía : means without stain and is of Galician origin.
  • Iria : The first theory is that its meaning comes from the goddess Iris, of messaging, and the goddess Rainbow, the goddess of beautiful colors. The second theory is that this name comes from the Celts and refers to the original stone of a town.
  • Lúa : means what shines and shines and is of Latin origin.
  • Noa : of Hebrew origin, means delight.
  • Uxía : beautiful Galician name for a girl that means well born and comes from the Greek.
  • Ruth : means friendship and comes from the Hebrew.
  • Sia : It is of Welsh origin and means fresh or cold.
  • Xela : in Spanish it is Ángela, but it does not have a specific meaning.
  • Xana : of Hebrew origin, it means God has given grace.


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