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Gender: Male

Origin: Scandinavian, Greek

Meaning: Enjoyment, Festive Party

Pronunciation: Gah-luh, ˈɡɑːlə, G AE L AH

Popularity Rank: #10,723

On this page:

  • 1. Gala Meaning
  • 2. Gala Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Gala
  • 4. Translations of Gala
  • 5. Gala Name Popularity
  • 6. Gala popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Gala
  • 8. Latest News about Gala
  • 9. Gala Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Gala

Gala Meaning

Derived from the Greek word 'galē', meaning 'calm' or 'serene'. It can also be a short form of Galina, a Russian name meaning 'calm' or 'lovely'.

Gala also means "Enjoyment, Festive Party, Joyful, Merrymaking, The Earth, Milk, Gaul, Singer, Calm and serene".

Gala is commonly found in Saudi Arabia, Spain, Russia, and 86 more countries.

Gala Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: Gah-luh

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): ˈɡɑːlə

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: G AE L AH

G: Pronounce as in "go" (G OW)

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Gala Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Gala is recorded 4,660 times globally, ranking it as the 10,723th most common name worldwide.

Gala is most prevalent in Saudi Arabia, with 633 occurrences, making it the 4,349th most popular name in the country.

In Russia, the name Gala is found among 1 in every 988 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Gala Popularity by Country

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Saudi Arabia#4,3491 : 4,569
Spain#1,5811 : 1,072
Russia#1,4631 : 988
Iraq#4,4701 : 3,957
United States of America#7,4591 : 6,071
Italy#5,4491 : 4,827
Mexico#3,6961 : 3,785
France#5,9291 : 6,520
Kazakhstan#2,5101 : 1,572
Egypt#14,3281 : 17,119
Israel#3,9421 : 2,699
Kuwait#3,6071 : 5,662
Colombia#10,4141 : 14,490
United Arab Emirates#8,7381 : 13,632
Peru#6,4471 : 13,258
Chile#5,1511 : 8,866
Palestine#5,4331 : 5,030
Algeria#12,8731 : 22,550
Argentina#2,5001 : 3,856
Germany#7,4421 : 8,731
Oman#10,6561 : 15,558
Canada#7,8991 : 9,117
United Kingdom#12,2491 : 14,426
Morocco#17,9131 : 28,460
Turkey#17,8281 : 32,702
Poland#1,7371 : 2,554
Netherlands#11,5451 : 14,592
Malaysia#34,0171 : 86,547
South Africa#34,9721 : 106,586
Qatar#11,4591 : 22,612

List of countries the name Gala is rarely found

Gala popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Gala from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Gala

📰 Latest News about Gala

Stay updated with the most recent news about Gala. Read on to catch up with Gala's latest headlines

Last Updated: June 27, 2024 05:56 PM (GMT + 5.30)

  • UNT to host inaugural UNT Athletics Green Lights Gala - Denton Record Chronicle
    Source: Denton Record Chronicle | Published on: June 27, 2024
  • Best Buddies to host gala fundraiser | AspenTimes.com - The Aspen Times
    Source: The Aspen Times | Published on: June 25, 2024
  • “Dear Remy”: Hollywood Career Coach Gives Advice on Met Gala Burn Out and Surviving Star Meltdowns - Hollywood Reporter
    Source: Hollywood Reporter | Published on: June 22, 2024
  • Secret Service Agent Robbed at Gunpoint on Night of Biden's L.A. Gala - The New York Times
    Source: The New York Times | Published on: June 18, 2024
  • Election 2024: George Clooney and Julia Roberts help Biden raise $28 million - The Associated Press
    Source: The Associated Press | Published on: June 16, 2024
  • ‘It’s the Muslim Met Gala’: abayas, boubou gowns and finding the ‘flyest’ clothes for Eid - The Guardian
    Source: The Guardian | Published on: June 14, 2024
  • Camila Cabello's Met Gala Ice Purse Was Not $25000 - PEOPLE
    Source: PEOPLE | Published on: June 13, 2024
  • Influencer Haleyy Baylee Criticized For 'Let Them Eat Cake' Met Gala Video - Forbes
    Source: Forbes | Published on: May 10, 2024
  • Met Gala 2024 Red Carpet Looks: See Every Celebrity Outfit and Dress - Vogue
    Source: Vogue | Published on: May 08, 2024
  • Ben Affleck skips Met Gala with JLo after 'unhinged' rant at Tom Brady roast goes viral - Fox News
    Source: Fox News | Published on: May 07, 2024

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