Of Greek origin.
From the Greek name «Γαλήνη», Galíni.
Also a feminine form of the masculine name Galen.
Galene means “calm”, “serene”.
From the Greek word “γαλήνη” (galíni), meaning “serenity”.
According to Greek mythology, Galíni, «Γαλήνη» in Greek, is the name of a Nereid. The Nereids were sea nymphs, female spirits of the sea who would help sailors.
Galíni was the Nereid of calm seas.
Other forms of the name are Galina, Galena, Gala.
Masculine forms of the name are Galen, Galenos.