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Galileo Meaning


What does Galileo mean?

The name Galileo is of Italian origin.

The meaning of Galileo is "wheel".

It is also of Hebrew origin, where its meaning is "from Galilee".

Galileo is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ga-li-leo.

The Given Name Galileo

Embraced by many parents, the name Galileo, is one of warmth and grace.

Sweet yet daring, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Galileo is also great as a middle name.

Galileo falls into the song name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Galileo Galilei.

Galileo Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 3,898 in baby name popularity for boys with 27 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 4,247 in baby name popularity for boys with 24 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Galileo has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Galileo Name Popularity Page.

Galileo Related Names

Famous Galileos

  • Galileo Galilei ~ Scientist

Galileo Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Galileo.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Galileo are often polite and nautical but most of all they are read more >>

Galileo Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Galileo in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Galileo.

Just for fun, see the name Galileo in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Galileo in Nautical Flags page.