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

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.

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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! 😍