Galatea

Female

Meaning

The goddess of calm seas in Greek mythology

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/gəˈleɪtiːə/

Traits associated with the name Galatea:

Dogs named Galatea tend to be loving, and strong-willed. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Galatea?

Naming your dog Galatea suggests that you have an appreciation for Greek mythology and a creative imagination. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of loyalty and a desire to protect those you care about.

Is Galatea a good dog name?

Galatea has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Galatea isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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4,308
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Galatea is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Galatea was, in the past month, the 3241st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of March 2024, Galatea is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Galatea was viewed 23 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Galatea's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Galatea.

Galatea is found in these categories:

mythical dog names
mythical

Galatea originates from Greek mythology, where she was a sea nymph loved by the sculptor Pygmalion.

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