Origin of the name GALAL.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name GALAL.
GALAL (גָּלָל).Biblical. [If Hebrew, then = (1) "dung;" (2) "an
action at law;" but Gesenius considers that it may here mean
(1) a Levite (a Chr. ix.
(2) another Levite, the son of Jeduthun (1 Chr. ix. 16; Neh. xi. 17)
(The Sunday School Teacher's
Bible Manual, Hunter, 1894)
Variant of Arabic Jalal
(q.v.), meaning "glory, majesty."
... Della Valle had seen enough
of Ikkeri, and determined to pay a visit to other Hindu capitals.
Suddenly, to his great surprise, his money disappeared from his
baggage. He was horror-stricken at the idea of being left to
perish amongst barbarians. Suspicion fell upon Galal, the
young Muhammadan servant from Persia, who was supposed by Della Valle to
have become a convert to Catholic Christianity... (The History of
India from the Earliest Ages, Wheeler, v.4, 1881)