Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Galicia f. A derivative of Latin Gallaeci, the name of a Celtic tribe who lived in Gallaecia, Spain, or Latin *Gallicia or Gallitia, from Old East Slavic Галич, the name of a region between Poland and Ukraine.

Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Galicia (nom) BBC-Berg 112
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Galicia". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Galicia.