Galatea

Pronounced gal ah TEE uh
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About the name Galatea

Galatea is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "white as milk". It is the name from myth. A sculptor named Pygmalion carved a statue in honor of Aphrodite and he was so overcome with the beauty of the his creation, he fell hopelessly in love with the statue. Aphrodite took pity on him and brought the statue to life and he named her Galatea and took her for his wife and they lived happily ever after.

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Origin
Mediterranean
Greek

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