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Galilea Meaning and Origin

A feminine name with beauty and serenity; Galilea has a great flow and comes with the adorable built-in nickname Lea. The name Galilea is a girl’s name meaning “galilee” and is of Italian and Hebrew origin. The name Galilea is a feminization of Galileo, a variation of Galilee, a place in Northern Israel that refers to all of the areas that are north of the Mount Carmel-Mount Gilboa ridge. The name comes from the Hebrew root (galíl), ‘district’, and ‘cylinder’ or according to Isaiah 8:23 (or 9:1 in different Biblical versions) ‘Galilee of the nations’. The sea of Galilee, according to the Bible, is the sea where Jesus walked on water. Current Popularity: #704.

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