Origin of the name GAILAVIRA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name GAILAVIRA.
A very old Gothic name, meaning "gallant woman," from
Gothic gaila "gallant" and vira "man, human
As we have already said, the
Gothic contribution to the vocabulary is very slight. But on the
other hand in the 11th century the great majority of proper names is
Gothic, e.g. Alfonsus (Hadufonsus), Gundomirus, Recimirus,
&c.; or Retila, Fafila, or Elvira, O. Port.
Goth. *Gailavira, and scores of others, all proving the great
influence of Gothic. (The Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chisholm,