Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Galea m. Latin galea 'leather helmet' from Ancient Greek γαλέη 'weasel, marten'.

Italy
Latin
1351–53 Galeaz (nom) MHN DXXXI
1367 Galeatto (abl) Livi 175; 1376 Galeacio (abl) DouGen1 . 141, Galeoto (abl) ibid. p. 99; 1393 Galeotti (gen) sajanello-2 p. 19; 1464 Galeotus (nom) CUP-III-I CCXXXI; 1521 Galeocti (gen) VitAs2 II, Galeoctus (nom) ibid. II, Galiotto (abl) ibid. VI; 1522x1532 Galioctus (nom) DSF p. 50; 1527 Galeotus (nom) Rome1527 p. 83
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Galea". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Galea.