Russian and Slavic feminine form of Galina
"calm, healer"

Gala Origin and Meaning

The name Gala is a girl's name of Russian origin.
Festive name of the wife of Salvador Dali. In Spanish, Gala comes from the Roman name Galla, a feminine form of Gallus meaning "rooster" or "a person from Gaul".

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Famous People Named Gala

  • Gala GonzalezSpanish blogger of Inside Am,Lul's Closet
  • Gala Eluard Dali (born Elena Ivanovna Diakonova)muse of various artists and Salvador Dali's wife
  • Gala DarlingNew Zealand blogger based in NYC
  • Gala Bartra Jiménezdaughter of Spanish footballer Marc Bartra and journalist Melissa Jiménez

Gala in Pop Culture

  • Galatea "Gala" Brandcharacter in the 1955 Jams Bond novel Moonraker
  • Galaapple variety
  • Gala TVMexican television network (formerly "Galavision")
  • Gala means "milk" in Greek. Hence the word "galaxy" meaning "milky way".
  • Galaan area of the Scottish Borders, contains the towns Galashiels and Galalaw

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