"the province"

Galilee Origin and Meaning

The name Galilee is a girl's name meaning "the province".

Galilee is a highly unusual place name, Galilee being a large region in northern Israel, the home of Jesus during at least thirty years of his life, and also where he cured a blind man. The Sea of Galilee gets its name from the area.

Its pretty, delicate sound make Galilee a real possibility for use as a girl's name--in fact one of our Berries chose Galilee as the middle name of her baby daughter.

Galilee Popularity

Galilee in Pop Culture

  • Galileemeaning of the names Galileo and Galilea