- Gender: Masculine
- Origin: Latin
- Meaning: derived from the Latin word galerus meaning “cap” or “wig.”
- This was the name of Diocletian’s co-ruler who it is said to have helped instigate Diocletian’s martyrdom of Christians. The feminine form, Galeria, was the praenomen of Diocletian’s daughter, Valeria.
- Emperor Galerius upper left