Gaelan Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Galen:
Derived from the name Claudius Galenus (c. 130-200), a Greek physician and writer on medicine and philosophy to whom the system of medical practice, Galenism, is attributed. His surname is believed to be derived from galēnē (calm). Var: Galenn.
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The ethnic origin is Gaelic and it means "tranquil". However, with multiple results I did find one place that said it meant "fiery spirit". Which that too fits my child now!
This name is not ranked in the top 1000 most popular names for the years 1990 through 2003.
- Famous real-life people named Gaelan
Aelius Galenus or Claudius Galenus (September AD 129 – 199/217) better known as Galen of Pergamon. He was a Greek physician, philosopher, surgeon. Galen contributed greatly to the understanding of numerous scientific disciplines including anatomy,physiology, pathology,pharmacology,neurology, philosophy,and logic.
Other Actors: Gaelan Connell and Galen Gering.
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