There are multiple origins and meanings for the name Galya:
1. Slavic (Russian Галя) diminutive form of the Greek name Galina etymology- "calm, peaceful"
1. Derived from the Hebrew name Gal - "wave"
2. Form of the Arabic name Ghalia meaning - "precious, priceless, valuable, dear, expensive"
3. Derived from the Greek (γάλα) [Gala] meaning - "milk" or of
4. Turkic form of the Arabic name Alia - "exalted, high, lofty".