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Gender: F Meaning of Galina: "calm, healer" Origin of Galina: Russian and Slavic feminine form of Galen, Greek

Commonly used in Russia, has an Old World Slavic feel. The original Galen can be used for girls as well as boys.

Famous People Named Galina

Galina Sergeyevna Ulanova, famous Russian ballerina
Galina Parfenov, rock climber

Pop Culture References for the name Galina

Galina "Red" Reznikov, character from Netflix original show "Orange is the New Black"
Galina, nicknamed Galka, main character in Ekaterina Sedia's "The Secret History of Moscow"

Galya, Galiena, Galiana, Galayna, Galinka, Gala, Galyna, Galenka, Galochka, Galia, Lina, Gallina, Galena, Gailya