US Popularity:6794
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.

Galen Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Galen is currently #2852 on The Bump
Boy:Galen is currently #1964 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Galen is currently #1589 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Galen is currently #6794 in U.S. births
Boy:Galen is currently #7149 in U.S. births
Girl:Galen is currently #24345 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2005
- 3518
from 2003
In comparison to the previous year's data

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