Boy Names Start With G

Name Origin meaning Popularname
GABIRArabic a despot a tyrant a surgeon.-----
GABRIAssyrian champion. -----
GACHERUAfrican spy. -----
GAFARArabic escort guard.-----
GAHARIETArthurian a knight of the Round Table. -----
GAHERISArthurian a knight of the Round Table. -----
GAHMURETArthurian knight & king father of Parzival Percival. -----
GALAHADArthurian hawk of summer son of Sir Lancelot.-----
GALAHALTArthurian the Haut Prince son of Sir Brewnor.-----
GALALArabic glory majesty.-----
GALATINEArthurian the sword of Gawain. -----
GALEHOTArthurian king & knight son of Arthur. -----
GALERONArthurian a knight who beheaded Gawains horse. -----
GALLUAssyrian a class of evil spirits. -----
GAMALArabic beauty gracefulness.-----
GAMARArabic a confederate chief. -----
GAMILArabic beautiful. -----
GAMIL NANAAssyrian benefit of Nana. -----
GANDUAssyrian the father of the earliest writer of Cuneiform tablets. -----
GANRUBAIAssyrian a prefect of Quazi. -----
GARABEDArmenian fore runner. -----
GARETHArthurian youngest son of Lot. -----
GARLONArthurian the invisible knight. -----
GARRICKAnglo Saxon spear ruler. -----
GATURAAfrican one who excels or surpasses. -----
GAUTMARArabic a confederate chief. -----
GAUVAINArthurian Sir hawk of battle.-----
GAVRILArmenian man or hero of God. -----
GAWAHIRArabic gems jewels.-----
GAWAINArthurian Sir hawk of battle.-----
GAWDATArabic benignity. -----
GAZINIAfrican blood. -----
GAZMENDAlbanian joy. -----
GEBHUZAAfrican butcher or slasher. -----
GENTIAlbanian gentian plant also Gentile.-----
GERAINTArthurian Sir ship vessel .-----
GEROAfrican builder or fierce. -----
GZIMAlbanian joy. -----
GHALIBArabic conqueror. -----
GHARIBArabic foreigner. -----
GHASSANArabic of the kingdom of the Ghassanids. -----
GHAYTHArabic rain or showers. -----
GHAZA HADJArabic Himyar a son of Abdshems.-----
GHOUKASArmenian Lucas of Lucania.-----
GHUFRANArabic pardon remission.-----
GIAFFARArabic splendid. -----
GIAMMUAssyrian the king of a district on the river Belichus. -----
GICONIAfrican a kind of bird. -----
GIFLETArthurian feeble young squire knighted by king Arthur.-----
GIGIMAkkadian Ekim a class of evil spirits. -----
GINDIBUHArabic an Arabian chief. -----
GIRARDArthurian firm spear a knight. -----
GIRFLETArthurian feeble squire returns Excalibur to the lake. -----
GISDHUBARAssyrian Izdubar Mass of Fire. -----
GISTAAssyrian a king of the country of Abdanai. -----
GITHINJIAfrican butcher. -----
GJERGJAlbanian George farmer husbandman. -----
GJONAlbanian John Jehovahs gift or grace. -----
GLAEDWINEAnglo Saxon cheerful friend. -----
GLAISArthurian a knell Percevels grandfather. -----
GLATISANTArthurian the questing beast. -----
GLEWLWYDArthurian one of king Arthurs chief porters. -----
GODERICAnglo Saxon God rules. -----
GODESCEALCAnglo Saxon Gods servant. -----
GODEWINEAnglo Saxon Gods friend. -----
GodlumthakathiAfrican holds back the wizard. -----
GODRICAnglo Saxon God rules. -----
GODWINAnglo Saxon Gods friend. -----
GODWINEAnglo Saxon Gods friend. -----
GOREUArthurian best chief one of king Arthurs pages.-----
GORLASSARArthurian extremely blue or shrill voiced an epithet of Uther Pendragon.-----
GORLOISArthurian Igraines husband. -----
GORYOUNArmenian lion whelp. -----
GOUSANArmenian musician singer.-----
GOUVERNAILArthurian a servant to Tristram. -----
GRENDELAnglo Saxon grinder of bones or the monstrous one.-----
GRIFLETArthurian young squire knighted by king Arthur.-----
GRINGOLETArthurian winged the name of Gawains horse. -----
GUDEAAkkadian an early Chaldean king. -----
GUEREHESArthurian a son of Lot. -----
GUGUAssyrian biblical Gog. -----
GUIOMARArthurian a knight & lover of Morgain. -----
GUIVRETArthurian an Irish dwarf king. -----
GUSURAkkadian the strong a name of the deity Marduk. -----
GUSURAssyrian a name of the deity Marduk. -----
GUYArthurian sense or anger a knight. -----
GWALAAfrican coward. -----
GWALCHAVEDArthurian hawk of summer. -----
GWALCHMAIArthurian Sir hawk of battle.-----
GWANDOYAAfrican met with burden. -----
GWEMBESHEAfrican has crooked arms or bandy legged.-----
GWERNACHArthurian a giant alder river. -----
GWIONArthurian sense or anger a knight. -----
GWYNArthurian blessed happy white the name of a king.-----
GWYNHAMArthurian father of Teithi. -----
GADATASBabyloniana Babylonian conspirator.-----
GAGABabyloniana messenger god.-----
GAHALBabylonianthe father of Suzub.-----
GALBabylonianthe Great.-----
GALLAMTA UDDUABabylonianHe who goes forth in Strength.-----
GAMIL NINIPBabylonianbenefit of Ninip.-----
GAMIL SINBabylonianbenefit of Sin.-----
GANDUBabylonianthe father of the earliest writer of Cuneiform tablets.-----
GIBILBabyloniana fire god.-----
GILGAMESHBabylonianhero of the epic Gilgamesh.-----
GOBRYASBabyloniana Babylonian conspirator.-----
GUDEABabylonianan early Chaldean king.-----
GUNGUNNUBabylonianan early Babylonian king.-----
GABIRELBasquehero or man of God.-----
GAIZKABasquesavior.-----
GEROBasquecoming one.-----
GORKABasquefarmer husbandman.-----
GOTZONBasqueangel.-----
GUERECHENBasquethanks.-----
GAVRAILBulgarianman or hero of God.-----
GAVRILBulgarianman or hero of God.-----
GEORGIBulgarianfarmer husbandman.-----
GRANNUSCelticthe brilliant.-----
GUEIRIDDCelticadministrator of justice.-----
GUENNOLECelticwhite.-----
GUAFIChamoru/Chamorrofire.-----
GUAIYAChamoru/Chamorroto love.-----
GUIFIChamoru/Chamorrodream.-----
GUANGChineselight glory.-----
GAWENCornishthe smith s son.-----
GUNWALLOCornishwhite.-----
GYTHIOCAELCornishsportive.-----
GRGURCroatianwatchman.-----
GABRIELCzechman of God or hero of god.-----
GEORGCzechfarmer husbandman.-----
GEDanishthe terrible the awful.-----
GREGERSDanishwatchman.-----
GUNNERDanishwar.-----
GEERAARDDutchfirm spear.-----
GEERTDutchfirm spear.-----
GERARDUSDutchfirm spear.-----
GERBENDutchspear bear.-----
GERLACHDutchspear sport.-----
GERVAASDutchwar eagerness.-----
GIJSDutchbright pledge.-----
GIJSBERTDutchbright pledge.-----
GILLISDutchwith the gis.-----
GODFRIEDDutchGod s peace.-----
GUSTAAFDutchstaff of the Goths.-----
GAGA MAKHERUEgyptianKing Menkera.-----
GEOSEgyptianTeos.-----
GETAEgyptianthe god of eternity.-----
GNOEgyptiana priest of the temple of Amen Ra.-----
GABBYEnglishPet form of English Gabriel meaning man of Godor warrior of God.-----
GABEEnglishPet form of English Gabriel meaning man of Godor warrior of God.-----
GABLEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use possibly originally a habitational name derived from a place named from Old Norse gafl meaning gable, a term used to denote a triangular shaped hill.-----
GABRIELEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Gabriel Hebrew Gabriyel meaning man of God or warrior of God. This is the name of one of the seven archangels of religious lore. In the bible he is known as the messenger angel he is one of the two highest ranking angels and apart from Michael is the only other angel given a name in the Old Testament where he is first mentioned in the Book of Daniel. He is the angel who announced the births of John the Baptist and Jesus. He is said to watch over Iran Persia and in Ezekiel s vision of the cherubim the four sacred animals the face of the eagle corresponds to him. In ancient astrology he corresponds to the sign of Taurus and rules over the moon.-----
GADDIELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Gaddiyel meaning God is my fortune. In the bible this is the name of one of the twelve scouts sent by Moses to explore the Promised Land.-----
GADIELEnglishVariant spelling of English Gaddiel meaning God is my fortune.-----
GAGEEnglishEnglish occupational surname transferred to forename use from the Middle English word gage pledge surety against money lent hence moneylender.-----
GAIGEEnglishVariant spelling English Gage meaning moneylender.-----
GAILEnglishVariant spelling of English Gale meaning calm, tranquil.-----
GAIREnglishVariant spelling of English Gare meaning spear.-----
GALAHADEnglishEnglish Arthurian legend name of a Knight of the Round Table known as the Knight Valiant. He was the illegitimate son of Lancelot and Elaine of Carbonek renowned for his gallantry and purity as well as being one of the three achievers of the Holy Grail. The name was invented by the author of La Queste del Saint Graal and was probably derived from Gilead the Anglicized form of Hebrew Gilad meaning hard, stony region.-----
GALEEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the vocabulary word gale meaning sea storm.Compare with strictly feminine Gale.-----
GALENEnglishEnglishname derived from Roman Galenus meaning calm, seas. Compare with another form of Galen.-----
GALILEEEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Galiyl meaning rolling, turning or circuit, region, ring. In the bible this is the name of a circuit or ring Galilee of the Gentiles. Not used as a personal name.-----
GALLAGHEREnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Gallchobhair descendant of Gallchobhar, hence foreign help.-----
GAMALIELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Gamliyel meaning God is my reward.-----
GAMLIELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Gamliyel meaning God is my reward.-----
GAREEnglishShort form of English Gary meaning spear.-----
GARETHEnglishWelsh name perhaps derived from Celtic Gahareet meaning old. In Arthurian legend this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table the son of Lot and Morgause therefore Arthur s nephew. A very popular name in Wales. In use by the English.-----
GAREYEnglishVariant spelling of English Gary meaning spear.-----
GARFIELDEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements gara triangular a derivative of gar spear and feld open country, hence lives by a triangular field.-----
GARLANDEnglishEnglishsurname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements gara triangular a derivative of gar spear and land estate, cultivated land, hence from the triangular estate. Compare with another form of Garland.-----
GARNETEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use meaning garnet the gem , derived from a Middle English altered form of Old French pome grenate fruit full of seeds, the same source from which came the name of the precious stone.-----
GARNETTEnglishMasculine variant spelling of English unisex Garnet meaning garnet the gem .-----
GARRETVariantEnglishspelling of English Garrett meaning spear ruler.-----
GARRETTEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Georoid meaning spear ruler.-----
GARRICKEnglishEnglishtopographic surname transferred to forename use from the American spelling of the French surname Garrigue from Old Provencal garrique meaning grove of holm oaks. Compare with another form of Garrick.-----
GARTHEnglishEnglishsurname transferred to forename use from Old Norse garor enclosure denoting someone who lives beside an enclosure.Compare with another form of Garth.-----
GARVANEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Garbhan meaning little rough one.-----
GARYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use originally a short form of Germanic names containing the element gar meaning spear.-----
GAWAINEnglishMiddle English name probably derived from Welsh Gwalchgwyn white hawk or Gwalchmei May hawk. In Arthurian legend this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table. He was the eldest son of Morgause and King Lot of Orkney cousin to Sir Ywain and nephew to Arthur. He was brother to Agravain Gaheris Gareth and Mordred the father of Florence Gingalain and Lovell. He is noted for his fierce loyalty to his king for being a defender of the poor and for being a ladies man. He is also called Gwalltafwyn meaning hair like rain.-----
GAYShortEnglishform of English names beginning with Gay such as Gabriel man of Godor warrior of God, and Gaylord meaning dandy. Compare with feminine Gay.-----
GAYELORDEnglishVariant spelling of English Gaylord meaning dandy.-----
GAYLONEnglishVariant spelling of English Galen meaning calm, tranquil.-----
GAYLORDEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from a respelling of the Old French byname Gaillard meaning dandy.-----
GAYNOREnglishIrish Anglicized form of Gaelic Fionnbarr meaning fair headed. Compare with feminine Gaynor.-----
GEARALTEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Gearoid spear ruler.-----
GEDEnglishPet form of English Gerard meaning spear strong.-----
GEDALIAEnglishVariant spelling of English Gedaliah meaning God is great.-----
GEDALIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Gedalyah meaning God is great. In the bible this is the name of many characters including the governor of Judah appointed by Nebuchadnezzar.-----
GEFFREYEnglishContracted form of English Geoffrey possibly meaning God s peace.-----
GEMARIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Gemaryah meaning God has accomplished. In the bible this is the name of the son of Hilkiah who bore Jeremiah s letter to the captive Jews.-----
GEMINIEnglishFrom Latin geminus meaning twin. In Astrology it is a zodiac sign. In Astronomy it is the name of a constellation. In Roman mythology Castor and Pollux are the Gemini twins the sons of Leda brothers to Helen of Troy and Clytemnestra.In Greek they are called the Dioskouroi.-----
GENEEnglishShort form of English Eugene meaning well born.-----
GEOFFEnglishShort form of English Geoffrey possibly meaning God s peace.-----
GEOFFREYEnglishEnglish form of French Geoffroi possibly meaning God s peace.-----
GEORDIEEnglishByname for a person from the Tyneside region of England derived from an Old English diminutive form of George meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GEORGEEnglishEnglish form of French Georges meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GEORGIEEnglishUnisex pet form of English George and Georgia meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GERALDEnglishEnglish form of French Gerald meaning spear ruler.-----
GERARDEnglishEnglish form of French Gerard meaning spear strong.-----
GERRARDEnglishVariant spelling of English Gerard meaning spear strong.-----
GERRYEnglishUnisex pet form of English Gerald and Geraldine meaning spear ruler. Also used as a pet form of other names beginning with Ger meaning spear.-----
GERSHOMEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Gereshom meaning exile, expulsion. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a son of Moses.-----
GERSHONEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Gereshown meaning exile, expulsion. In the bible this is the name of the first son of Levi.-----
GERVASEEnglishMiddle English form of Norman French Gervaise meaning spear servant.-----
GIBEnglishMedieval pet form of English Gilbert meaning pledge bright.-----
GIDEnglishShort form of English Gideon meaning cutter down hewer, i.e. mighty warrior.-----
GIDEONEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Gidown meaning cutter down hewer, i.e. mighty warrior. In the bible this is the name of the warrior who defeated the Midianites.-----
GIFARDEnglishVariant spelling of English Giffard meaning chubby cheeked.-----
GIFFARDEnglishFrom the Middle English byname giffard meaning chubby cheeked.-----
GILShortEnglishform of English Gilbert meaning pledge bright and other names beginning with Gil . Compare with other forms of Gil.-----
GILBERTEnglishEnglish form of Old French Gilebert meaning pledge bright.-----
GILEADEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Gilad meaning hard, stony region. In the bible this is the name of region east of the Jordan River.It is also the name of several characters including a grandson of Manasseh.-----
GILESEnglishEnglish form of French Gilles meaning shield of goatskin. This was the name of an 8th century saint of cripples.-----
GILFORDEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from a variant of the surname Guilford composed of Old English gylde golden and ford ford, hence golden river crossing.-----
GILLEnglishVariant spelling of English Gil meaning pledge bright.-----
GILLESPIEEnglishScottish Anglicized form of Gaelic Gilleasbaig meaning bishop s servant.-----
GILROYEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ruaidh son of the Ruadh, hence red.-----
GLADWINEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from Middle English Gladwyn meaning bright friend.-----
GLADWYNEnglishMiddle English form of Anglo Saxon Gldwine meaning bright friend.-----
GLANVILLEEnglishOld English surname transferred to forename use meaning clean field clear open country.-----
GLENEnglishScottish name derived from the word gleann meaning valley.-----
GLENDOWEREnglishAnglicized form of Welsh Glyndwr meaning valley water.-----
GLENNEnglishVariant spelling of Scottish Glen meaning valley.-----
GODDARDMiddleEnglishEnglish form of Anglo Saxon Godheard meaning god strong. Compare with another form of Goddard.-----
GODFREYEnglishEnglish form of Norman French Godefrey meaning God s peace.-----
GOGEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Gowg meaning mountain. In the bible this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and the name of the prophetic prince of the land of Magog. In British legend God and Magog are the names of two giant guardians of London. Geoffrey of Monmouth states that Gogmagog was one giant who was slain by the Cornish hero Corin.-----
GOLDAEnglishOld English name meaning gold. Compare with feminine Golda.-----
GOLIATHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Golyath meaning exile. In the bible this is the name of a Philistine giant slain by David. A shard of pottery unearthed by archaeologists digging at Tell es Safi bears two Proto Semitic names alwt and wlt which are etymologically similar to Hebrew Galyat/Golyat/Golyath. The shard dates to around 950 BC very close to the time when the bible says Goliath lived.-----
GOMEREnglishEnglishsurname transferred to forename use from a contracted form of Anglo Saxon Godmr meaning good fame. Compare with another form of Gomer.-----
GOODWINEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from Old English Godwin meaning God s friend.-----
GORDEnglishShort form of English Gordon meaning spacious fort.-----
GORDENEnglishVariant spelling of English Gordon meaning spacious fort.-----
GORDONEnglishScottish surname transferred to forename use from the name of a place in Berwickshire composed of the Welsh elements gor spacious and din fort, hence spacious fort.-----
GRADYEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Grada descendant of Grada, hence noble.-----
GRAHAMEnglishScottish name derived from the surname Grantham from a place name composed of the Old English elements grand gravel and ham home, hence gravel home.-----
GRANVILLEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from a Norman baronial name composed of the elements grand large and ville settlement, hence large settlement.-----
GRAYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from a byname for someone having gray hair or a beard from Old English grg meaning grey.-----
GREEREnglishScottish surname transferred to unisex forename use derived from a contracted form of Gregor meaning watchful vigilant.-----
GREGEnglishShort form of English Gregory and Scottish Gregor both meaning watchful vigilant.-----
GREGGEnglishShort form of English Gregory and Scottish Gregor meaning watchful vigilant.-----
GREGORYEnglishEnglish form of French Provencal Gregory meaning watchful vigilant.-----
GRENVILLEEnglishVariant spelling of English Granville meaning large settlement.-----
GREYEnglishVariant spelling of English Gray meaning grey.-----
GRIEREnglishMasculine variant spelling of English unisex Greer meaning watchful vigilant.-----
GRIFFINCompareEnglishwith another form of Griffin. 1 Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Griobhtha meaning griffin.-----
GRIFFITHAnglicizedEnglishform of Welsh Gruffudd meaning chief/lord.-----
GROVEREnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from Old English graf grove, hence lives in a grove.-----
GUSEnglishEnglishshort form of Latin Augustus meaning venerable.-----
GUYEnglishVariant form of Norman French Gy a derivative of Latin Wido meaning wide. This name was popular until 1605 when Guy Fawkes tried to blow up Parliament after which it acquired the negative connotation grotesque man. In Arthurian legend this is the name of a son of Bevis of Hamptoun.In use by the English.-----
GYLESEnglishVariant spelling of English Giles meaning shield of goatskin.-----
GEORGOEsperantoEsperanto form of Latin Georgius meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GALFrenchMasculine form of French Gaelle meaning holy and generous.-----
GATANFrenchFrench form of Roman Latin Caietanus meaning from Caieta Gaeta, Italy .-----
GAHARIETFrenchFrench form of Celtic Gahareet meaning old. In Arthurian legend this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table a son of King Lot of Orkney. He was brother to Agravaine Gareth Gawaine and half brother to Mordred. He was squire to Gawaine before being knighted and is noted for being very good at moderating Gawain s fiery temper. He murdered his own mother Morgause after catching her in flagrante with young Lamorak.-----
GALEHOTFrenchPerhaps the French equivalent of English Galahad a form of Hebrew Gilad meaning hard, stony region. In Arthurian legend this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table who was called Lord of the Remote Islands.-----
GARLANDOldFrenchFrench unisex name meaning garland, wreath. Compare with another form of Garland.-----
GASCONFrenchFrom the Old French regional name denoting someone from Gascony.-----
GASPARDFrenchFrench form of Portuguese/Spanish Gaspar meaning treasure bearer.-----
GASTONFrenchLater form of French Gascon meaning from Gascony.-----
GAUTHIERFrenchVariant spelling of French Gautier meaning ruler of the army.-----
GAUTIERFrenchOld French name derived from Old High German Walther meaning ruler of the army.-----
GAUVAINFrenchNorman French form of Middle English Gawain meaning either May hawk or white hawk.-----
GEOFFROIFrenchFrench name perhaps derived from Norman French Godefrei meaning God s peace.-----
GEORGESFrenchFrench form of Latin Georgius meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GERALDFrenchFrench form of Latin Geraldus meaning spear ruler.-----
GERARDFrenchFrench form of Old High German Gerhard meaning spear strong.-----
GERAUDFrenchFrench form of German Gairovald meaning spear ruler.-----
GERMAINFrenchFrench form of Roman Latin Germanus meaning from Germany.-----
GERVAISFrenchVariant spelling of French Gervaise meaning spear servant.-----
GERVAISEFrenchNorman French form of Latin Gervasius meaning spear servant.-----
GILEBERTFrenchOld French name derived from Latin Gilebertus meaning pledge bright.-----
GILLESFrenchFrench name derived from Late Latin gidius meaning shield of goatskin.-----
GISBERTFrenchFrench form of Old High German Gisilbert meaning pledge bright.-----
GODARDFrenchNorman French form of Old High German Godehard meaning god strong.-----
GODDARDLaterFrenchform of Norman French Godard meaning god strong. Compare with another form of Goddard.-----
GODEFREIFrenchNorman French form of Old High German Godafrid meaning God s peace.-----
GODEFREYFrenchVariant spelling of Norman French Godefrei meaning God s peace.-----
GORLOISFrenchFrench Arthurian legend name of Igraine s first husband the Duke of Cornwall before she married Uther Pendragon. The name may have been derived from Gorlassar an Old Welsh epithet belonging to Uther possibly meaning above the blue or higher than the sky.-----
GOSSEFrenchOld French form of German Gozzo meaning good or god.-----
GRATIENFrenchFrench form of Roman Latin Gratian meaning pleasing, agreeable.-----
GREGOIREFrenchNorman French form of Latin Gregorius meaning watchful vigilant.-----
GREGORYFrenchFrench Provencal form of Latin Gregorius meaning watchful vigilant.-----
GRINGOLETFrenchFrench Arthurian Legend name probably meaning either white hardy or handsome hardy. This was the name of Sir Gawain s horse famous for his ability in combat. He first appears in Chretien de Troyes s Erec and Enide where he is borrowed by Sir Kay for a joust against Sir Erec.-----
GROSVENORFrenchFrench surname transferred to forename use composed of the Anglo Norman French elements gros chief, great and veneur hunter, hence chief hunter or great hunter.-----
GUARINFrenchFrench form of Germanic Warin meaning cover, shelter.-----
GUARINOTFrenchPet form of French Guarin meaning protection, shelter.-----
GUILBERTFrenchNorman French form of Latin Gilebertus meaning pledge bright.-----
GUILLAUMEFrenchFrench form of Latin Guillelmus meaning will helmet.-----
GULFrenchPet form of French Guillaume meaning will helmet.-----
GUSTAVEFrenchFrench form of Latin Gustavus meaning meditation staff.-----
GUYFrenchVariant form of Norman French Gy a derivative of Latin Wido meaning wide. This name was popular until 1605 when Guy Fawkes tried to blow up Parliament after which it acquired the negative connotation grotesque man. In Arthurian legend this is the name of a son of Bevis of Hamptoun.In use by the English.-----
GWENALFrenchFrench name composed of the Breton elements gwenn fair, holy, white and hael generous, hence holy and generous.-----
GYFrenchNorman French name derived from the medieval Latin name Wido meaning wide.-----
GYSBERTFrenchVariant spelling of French Gisbert meaning pledge bright.-----
GALLCHOBHARMisc. GaelicGaelic name composed of the elements gall Gaul, Lowlander, stranger and cabhair help, support, hence foreign help.-----
GILLEASBAIGMisc. GaelicContracted form of Gaelic Gille Easbaig meaning bishop s servant.-----
GRADAMisc. GaelicOld Gaelic byname meaning noble.-----
GIDGermanAbbreviated form of German gidius meaning kid young goat or shield of goatskin.-----
GIDIUSGermanGerman form of Late Latin gidius meaning kid young goat or shield of goatskin.-----
GAIROVALDGermanOld High German name composed of the elements ger spear and wald rule, power, hence spear ruler.-----
GAMHARDGermanOld German name composed of the elements gaman joy and hard hardy, strong, hence happy and healthy.-----
GARRITGermanFrisian form of Old High German Gerhard meaning spear strong.-----
GAUFRIDGermanMedieval German name composed of the elements gawia territory and fried peace, hence territory peace.-----
GAUTELENGermanOld High German name derived from the name of a Germanic tribe Gautzelin meaning Gaut.-----
GEBBERTGermanLow German form of Old High German Gebhard meaning gift of strength.-----
GEBHARDGermanOld High German name composed of the elements geb/gib gift and hard brave, hardy, strong, hence gift of strength.-----
GEORGGermanCzech and German form of Latin Georgius meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GERDGermanContracted form of Old High German Gerhard meaning spear strong.-----
GEREONGermanGerman name derived from the Greek word geon meaning old man.-----
GERFRIEDGermanGerman name composed of the elements ger spear and frid peace, hence spear peace.-----
GERHARDGermanOld High German name composed of the elements gar/ger spear and hard brave, hardy, strong, hence spear strong.-----
GERHARDTGermanVariant spelling of Old High German Gerhard meaning spear strong.-----
GERHARTGermanVariant spelling of Old High German Gerhard meaning spear strong.-----
GERHOLDGermanA derivative of Old High German Gairovald meaning spear ruler.-----
GERLACHGermanGerman name composed of the elements geri/gari spear and laic play, sport, hence spear play. In use by the Dutch.-----
GERNOTGermanGerman name composed of the elements ger spear and hnod crush or not need, want.-----
GERRITGermanLow German form of Old High German Gerhard meaning spear strong.-----
GERTGermanContracted form of Old High German Gerhardt meaning spear strong.-----
GERVASGermanOld German name composed of the elements ger spear and vass servant, hence spear servant.-----
GERWULFGermanGerman name composed of the elements ger spear and wulf wolf, hence spear wolf.-----
GEVEHARDGermanVariant spelling of German Gebhard meaning gift of strength.-----
GISFRIDGermanMedieval German name composed of the elements gisel pledge and fried peace, hence pledge of peace.-----
GISILGermanOld German name derived from the word gisel/gisil meaning pledge, hostage, noble offspring.-----
GISILBERTGermanOld High German name composed of the elements gisel pledge, hostage and beraht bright, famous, hence pledge bright.-----
GODAFRIDGermanVariant spelling of Old High German Gottfried meaning God s peace.-----
GODEHARDGermanOld High German name composed of the elements guda God and hard brave, hardy, strong, hence god strong.-----
GOMERICGermanOld German name meaning man power.-----
GOTTFRIEDGermanOld High German equivalent of Old Norse Guofrior composed of the elements got god and fridu peace, hence God s peace.-----
GOTTHARDGermanVariant form of Old High German Godehard meaning god strong.-----
GOTTHILFGermanOld High German name composed of the elements got God and helf/hilf help, hence god help.-----
GOTTHOLDGermanOld High German name composed of the elements got God and hold lovely, splendid, hence divine splendor.-----
GOTTLIEBGermanOld High German name composed of the elements got God and lieb love, hence god love.-----
GOTTLOBGermanOld High German name composed of the elements got God and lob praise, hence god praise.-----
GOTTSCHALKGermanOld High German name composed of the elements got God and scalc servant, hence god servant.-----
GOTZGermanPet form of German Gottfried meaning God s peace.-----
GOZZOGermanOld German short form of names beginning with god good or god/got god.-----
GNTERGermanVariant spelling of German Gunther meaning soldier, warrior.-----
GNTHERGermanGerman equivalent of Old Norse Gunnarr composed of the elements gund war and heri army, warrior, hence soldier, warrior. In the Nibelungenlied this is the name of a Burgundian king and husband of queen Brunhild.-----
GUNTRAMGermanGerman name composed of the elements gund war and hramn raven, hence war raven.-----
GEBERICGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicgifted commander.-----
GISALRICOGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicpledged ruler.-----
GISELRICGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicpledged ruler.-----
GABRILGreek Greek form of Hebrew Gabriyel meaning man of God or warrior of God. In the bible this is the name of one of the angelic princes or chiefs of the angels.-----
GADGreek Greek form of Hebrew Gad meaning troop. In the bible this is the name of a tribe descended from Gad mentioned in the New Testament in Rev vii. 5 Compare with other forms of Gad.-----
GAOSGreek Greek form of Latin Gaius lord meaning lord. In the New Testament bible this is the name of a man from Derbe a man of Corinth an unknown Christian to whom John s third epistle is addressed and a Macedonian who accompanied Paul in his travels.-----
GALENMasculineGreekform of Greek Galene meaning calm seas. Compare with another form of Galen.-----
GENNADIOSGreek Greek name derived from the word gennadas meaning noble.-----
GEORGIOSGreek Greek name derived from georgos meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GERASIMOSGreek Greek name derived from the word geras meaning old age.-----
GERBASIOSGreekVariant spelling of Greek Gervasios meaning spear servant.-----
GERVASIOSGreek Greek form of Latin Gervasius meaning spear servant.-----
GGGreek Greek form of Hebrew Gowg meaning mountain. In the New Testament bible this is the name of the king of Magog who will come from the north and attack the land of Israel.-----
GREGORIOSGreekGreek name derived from the word gregorein meaning watchful vigilant.-----
GreekGreekform of Egyptian Set possibly meaning one who dazzles. In mythology this is the name of an ancient evil god of Chaos storms and the desert who slew Osiris.-----
GreekGreekform of Hebrew Sheth buttocks meaning appointed. In the bible this is the name of the third son of Adam and Eve.-----
GUARILProbablyGypsy/Romanithe Romani form of Basque Garaile meaning champion, victor.-----
GUDADAPossiblyGypsy/Romania Romani form of Arabic Guda meaning excellence.-----
GUNARIPerhapsGypsy/Romania Romani form of Scandinavian Gunnar meaning soldier, warrior.-----
GYORGYGypsy/RomaniHungarian form of Greek Georgios meaning earth worker, farmer. In use by the Romani.-----
GABRIYELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning man of God or warrior of God. In the bible this is the name of an archangel.-----
GADHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning troop. In the bible this is the name of a prophet and the seventh son of Jacob by Zilpah. Compare with other forms of Gad.-----
GADDIYELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning God is my fortune. In the bible this is the name of one of the twelve scouts sent by Moses to explore the Promised Land.-----
GALHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning mound, wave.-----
GALALHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning influential. In the bible this is the name of two characters a son of Asaph and a son of Jeduthun. Compare with another form of Galal.-----
GALILHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Galiyl meaning rolling, turning or circuit, region, ring.-----
GALIYLHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning rolling, turning or circuit, region, ring. In the bible this is the name of a circuit or ring Galilee of the Gentiles.-----
GAMALHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning camel. Compare with another form of Gamal.-----
GAMLIYELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning God is my reward. In the bible this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Manasseh.-----
GAVRIHebrew/Jewish Variant form of Hebrew Gavriel meaning man of Godor warrior of God.-----
GAVRIEHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Gavri meaning man of Godor warrior of God.-----
GAVRIELHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Gabriyel meaning man of God or warrior of God.-----
GEDALIAHUHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Gedalyahu meaning God is great.-----
GEDALYAHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Gedalyah meaning God is great.-----
GEDALYAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning God is great. In the bible this is the name of many characters including the governor of Judah appointed by Nebuchadnezzar.-----
GEDALYAHUHebrew/Jewish Variant form of Hebrew Gedalyah meaning God is great.-----
GEMARIAHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Gemarya meaning God has accomplished.-----
GEMARYAHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Gemaryah meaning God has accomplished.-----
GEMARYAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning God has accomplished. In the bible this is the name of the son of Hilkiah who bore Jeremiah s letter to the captive Jews.-----
GEMARYAHUHebrew/Jewish Variant form of Hebrew Gemaryah meaning God has accomplished. In the bible this is the name of one of the nobles who lived in the time of Jeremiah.-----
GERAHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning a grain. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a son of Benjamin.-----
GERAHHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Gera meaning a grain.-----
GERESHOMHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning exile, expulsion. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a son of Moses.-----
GERESHOWNHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning exile, expulsion. In the bible this is the name of the first son of Levi.-----
GIDALHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Gidel meaning too great giant.-----
GIDDELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning too great giant. In the bible this is the name of the head of a family of temple slaves and the head of the descendants of Solomon s servants.-----
GIDELHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Gidel meaning too great giant.-----
GIDIHebrew/JewishPet form of Hebrew Gidown meaning cutter down hewer, i.e. mighty warrior.-----
GIDONHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Gidown meaning cutter down hewer, i.e. mighty warrior.-----
GIDOWNHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning cutter down hewer, i.e. mighty warrior. In the bible this is the name of the warrior who defeated the Midianites.-----
GILHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning joy. Compare with other forms of Gil.-----
GIL ADHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning hard, stony region.-----
GILADHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning hard, stony region. In the bible this is the name of region east of the Jordan River.It is also the name of several characters including a grandson of Manasseh.-----
GINAHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning garden.Compare with strictly feminine forms of Gina.-----
GOLYATHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Golyath meaning exile.-----
GOLYATHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning exile. In the bible this is the name of a Philistine giant slain by David. A shard of pottery unearthed by archaeologists digging at Tell es Safi bears two Proto Semitic names alwt and wlt which are etymologically similar to Hebrew Galyat/Golyat/Golyath. The shard dates to around 950 BC very close to the time when the bible says Goliath lived.-----
GOMERHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning to finish, to complete. In the bible this is the name of both the son of Japhet and the wife of the Prophet Hosea. Compare with another form of Gomer.-----
GOWGHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning mountain. In the bible this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and the name of the prophetic prince of the land of Magog.-----
GUDBRANDURIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Guobrandr meaning God s sword.-----
GUDFREDURIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Guofror meaning God s peace.-----
GUDLEIFIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Guoleifr meaning divine heir.-----
GUDLEIFURIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Guoleifr meaning divine heir.-----
GABRPersian/Avestan/Iranian From the Persian term gabr meaning follower of Zoroaster.-----
GOVADPersian/Avestan/IranianPersian name of one of the 23 Hamkar archangels meaning good wind. Govad s special domain is wind and waves.-----
GOWADPersian/Avestan/IranianVariant spelling of Persian Govad meaning good wind.-----
GULBAHARPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name meaning spring rose.-----
GALLAGERIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gallagher meaning foreign help.-----
GALLAGHERIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Gallchobhair descendant of Gallchobhar, hence foreign help.-----
GARBHANIrishIrish name composed of garbh rough and a diminutive suffix hence little rough one.-----
GARRETTIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Georoid meaning spear ruler.-----
GEAROIDIrishIrish Gaelic form of French Gerald meaning spear ruler.-----
GILROYIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ruaidh son of the Ruadh, hence red.-----
GIOLLADHEIrishIrish name meaning golden.-----
GOBANIrishIrish name possibly composed of the word gobha and a diminutive suffix hence little smith.-----
GOFRAIDHIrishIrish form of Old High German Gottfried meaning God s peace.-----
GOIBNIUIrishIrish name derived from the word gobha meaning smith. In mythology this is the name of a smith god who provided weapons for the Tuatha De Danaan.-----
GRADYIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Grada descendant of Grada, hence noble.-----
GREAGOIRIrishIrish Gaelic name derived from Norman French Gregoire meaning watchful vigilant.-----
GRIOBHTHAIrishIrish Gaelic name derived from the word griobh meaning griffin.-----

Girl Name Origins

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Oh happy day—a little girl is on the way! Congratulations to you and your family on the impending arrival of your beautiful baby girl! We're sure you're bursting at the seams with excitement and can't wait to meet your new little one, but there's one little hurdle to clear: selecting a baby name fit for your little princess.

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When it comes to a name, sometimes a letter just sticks with you. Maybe you're in love with melodic girl names that start with M, or a zesty letter girl name that starts with Z. We take the guesswork out of things and have organized little girl names by letter, allowing you to go right to what you want with the click of the mouse.

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We know popularity is a big make or break factor for many parents. You may prefer the mystery of unique baby girl names. Or perhaps you can’t resist this year’s trendiest and most popular girl names. We've solved that conundrum by listing each name's popularity along with it, giving you a peek at the charts without needing to navigate additional sites.

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  • Are there other spellings of the name that are also popular? This could lead to the name being more common than you thought like Sophia/Sofia.
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We know that styles come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. We have a little something for everyone and won't leave you disappointed with our assortment of thousands of baby girl names.

Get to the root of it

We all came from somewhere, and names are no exception. Each name has a unique origin and some overlap as variants and diminutives easily spread around the world. Discover where your favorite baby girl names came from or find a name that honors your family's history. We've traveled the great wide world of baby names for you and organized them all by origin to make it a breeze. We have all the bases covered including:

Baby girl names come from all walks of life and there are many rare beauties that can be found by exploring other cultures. Investigate an origin outside of your regular stomping grounds and you might just find a stunning surprise. Some of today's top names have surprising origins whether it's Layla's Arabic roots or Mila’s Slavic start.

Baby girl names with meaning

Every name also has a hidden meaning which can be a point of interest for parents. While some are stunning like Abigail’s “the father is rejoicing,” others can be a little less inviting like Leah’s “weary one.” Some meanings may be obvious like Violet being a flower, while others like Penelope have an obscure meaning like “the weaver.”

We invite you to explore the meanings of your favorite baby girl names. Some may surprise you. Along the way, you may find a new beloved name with an irresistible meaning that speaks to your heart.

Notable baby girl name lists

Want to explore a new style but aren't sure where to start? We've compiled several lists of baby girl names that you'll love. Each list takes a range of the best girl names that fit a certain category and places them all in one easy to view spot. Check out our offerings including:

Each list might contain a favorite of yours or a new beauty you haven't even considered. Sometimes all it takes is seeing a name in a new light to make it sing to you. We strive to bring names to life and hope you find a new favorite or two along the way.

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Remember to relax and have fun while looking at baby girl names. Not every name is going to fit and, let’s face it, with thousands of them in our collection, most aren't. But the perfect girl’s name is out there and you will find it in time. Set out on your search with an open heart and mind and the right baby girl’s name might just find you.