Popularity:6064
Origin:Greek
Meaning:Calm, healer, peaceful
This is the name for a parent looking for a gender-neutral choice that'll remind you to seek out some of that much-needed tranquility. The Greek name Galen means “calm,” “healer,” and “peaceful.” In Greek history, Galen was a well-known physician, philosopher, and surgeon in the Roman Empire. During his life, he influenced many different scientific disciplines and wrote a treatise titled The Best Physician is Also a Philosopher. Whether your little one becomes a healer with medicine like the Greek Galen or simply a healer with compassion, this name would be a wonderful choice.

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