Galen

Unisex

Meaning

Calm

Origin

Irish

Pronunciation

/ˈɡeɪlən/

Traits associated with the name Galen:

Galen has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.

Dogs named Galen tend to be loving, good-natured, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship.

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

Naming your dog Galen suggests that you have an appreciation for classic names and may have a fondness for Greek mythology. It also suggests that you are creative and have a strong sense of identity.

Is Galen a good dog name?

Galen has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Galen 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

1,921
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
3,679
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Galen was, in the past month, the 2400th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Galen is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Galen was viewed 39 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Galen is most adored in Nebraska, Connecticut and Washington.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in District of Columbia, Virginia and Oregon.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Galen:

  1. Chow Chow

Galen is found in these categories:

irish dog names
irish

Not directly linked to Irish culture or language.

greek dog names
greek

A renowned Greek physician and philosopher from the Roman era.

Dog names like Galen:

A lion-eagle in iranian mythology.
Geo
Farmer Or Location
Another word for gadget.
A modern term for a silly ditzy girl.
Reddish Orange Color
Made Of Gold
Galen dog name meaning

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