Gender: Female Meaning of Galilee: "the province" Origin of Galilee: Hebrew

The name Galilee is a girl's name meaning "the province". Galilee and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

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.

16 names similar to Galilee

These 16 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Galilee. If you didn't find an alternative name that you like better than Galilee, try our name generator. It allows you to go beyond the similarities of a name, which can provide a lot of inspiration!

Find other names based on Galilee using our baby name generator.


Galilee is #1106 on Nameberry

- this week

Famous People Named Galilee

Pop Culture References for the name Galilee


WiseBird39 Says:


I really love this name! Sweet, feminine, and it comes with the adorable built-in nickname Lee. What's not to like?

moraea Says:


Love this along with the Spanish Galilea and Italian Galilei and Galileo

Guest Says:


Pretty, exotic, rare biblical place name! 😍