Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

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

Italy
Latin
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 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Galea.