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Gender: M Meaning of Galen: "calm, healer" Origin of Galen: Greek

The name of the second-century physician who formed the basis of early medicine still projects a scholarly, if somewhat feminine, image.

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Famous People Named Galen

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Galen (born Aelius Galenus), Roman philosopher

Pop Culture References for the Name Galen

Galen, a character in Jessica Day George's "Princess of the Midnight Ball"

Galen, character in the youth fiction book "The Search for Delicious"

Galen Tyrol, character in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica

Galen Vaughan, minor character in The Vampire Diaries

Galen Marek (Starkiller) - character in the Star Wars video game and novel The Force Unleashed.

Gaelan, Gaelen, Gaillen, Galan, Galand, Gale, Galin, Galon, Gaylen, Gaylin, Gaylinn, Gaylon, Jalen, Jalin, Jalon, Jaylen, Jaylon

Galen's International Variations

Galyn (Gaelic) Galenus (Greek) Gallieno, Galieno, Galeno (Spanish)

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