Baby Girl Names Start With G

Name Origin meaning Popularname
GADARArmenian summit. -----
GALIENEArthurian stillness of the sea . -----
GALILAArabic glory majesty.-----
GAMILAArabic beautiful. -----
GANIEDAArthurian a magic maiden sorceress. -----
GAYANEArmenian the name of a saint melody. -----
GAZBIYYAArabic attractive. -----
GBEMISOLAAfrican carry me into honor. -----
GENTAAlbanian gentian plant also Gentile. -----
GENTIANAAlbanian gentian plant also Gentile. -----
GHADAArabic bait and food provisions.-----
GHADIRArabic horse pond. -----
GHUFRANArabic pardon remission.-----
GISAAnglo Saxon hostage. -----
GRISANDOLEArthurian a princess disguised as a man terror. -----
GUENEVERArthurian swelling white wave. -----
GUENLOIEArthurian queen goose . -----
GUGUAfrican a precious person. -----
GUINEVERArthurian swelling white wave. -----
GUINEVEREArthurian swelling white wave. -----
GULAAssyrian goddess of healing. -----
GWENDDYDDArthurian morning star. -----
GWENDOLENArthurian white browed. -----
GWENDOLOENAArthurian white browed. -----
GWENEVERArthurian swelling white wave. -----
GWENHWYFACHArthurian high lady. -----
GWENHWYFARArthurian swelling white wave. -----
GWENHWYVACHArthurian high lady. -----
GWENHWYVARArthurian swelling white wave. -----
GYNETHArthurian North Wales. -----
GYTHAAnglo Saxon gift. -----
GULABabyloniangoddess of healing.-----
GOTZONEBasqueangel.-----
GRACIOSABasquegraceful gracious.-----
GUERECHENEBasquethanks.-----
GERGANABulgarianfarmer husbandman.-----
GUENNEANCelticthe white spirit i.e. an angel.-----
GUENNOLACelticwhite.-----
GUIFIChamoru/Chamorrodream.-----
GUANGChineselight glory.-----
GLADUSECornishlame.-----
GORDANACroatianof Gordius or from Gordium.-----
GERDIDanishspear maid or enclosure.-----
GERTRUDDanishspear maid.-----
GITTEDanishstrength.-----
GRETADanishpearl.-----
GRETEDanishpearl.-----
GRETHEDanishpearl.-----
GRYDanishdawn.-----
GUNHILDDanishwar battle maid.-----
GUNNILADanishwar battle maid.-----
GEERTJEDutchfirm spear.-----
GEERTRUIDADutchspear maid.-----
GERARDADutchfirm spear.-----
GERARDINADutchfirm spear.-----
GERDADutchfirm spear.-----
GERDIDutchfirm spear.-----
GERTRUDDutchspear maid.-----
GERTRUIDADutchspear maid.-----
GREETDutchpearl.-----
GREETJEDutchpearl.-----
GRETADutchpearl.-----
GRIETDutchpearl.-----
GRIETJEDutchpearl.-----
GARARAIEgyptiana queen of Egypt and Nubia.-----
GABBIEEnglishPet form of English Gabriela meaning man of Godor warrior of God.-----
GABIEnglishPet form of English Gabriela meaning man of Godor warrior of God.-----
GABRIELAAnglicizedEnglishform of Hebrew Gavriela meaning man of Godor warrior of God. Compare with another form of Gabriela.-----
GABRIELLAEnglishFeminine form of Italian Gabriele meaning man of Godor warrior of God.-----
GABRIELLEEnglishFrench feminine form of Latin Gabrielus meaning man of Godor warrior of God.-----
GABYEnglishPet form of English Gabriela meaning man of Godor warrior of God.-----
GAEEnglishVariant spelling of English Gay meaning happy.-----
GAILEnglishShort form of English Abigail meaning father rejoices.-----
GAILAEnglishElaborated form of English Gail meaning father rejoices.-----
GALEEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the vocabulary word gale meaning sea storm.-----
GARDENIAEnglishEnglish name derived from the flower name meaning simply gardenia flower.-----
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.-----
GARNETTEEnglishFeminine form of English unisex Garnet meaning garnet the gem .-----
GAYEnglishEnglish name derived from the vocabulary word meaning happy. Compare with masculine Gay.-----
GAYEEnglishVariant spelling of English Gay meaning happy.-----
GAYLAEnglishVariant form of English Gayle meaning father rejoices.-----
GAYLEEnglishVariant spelling of English Gail meaning father rejoices.-----
GAYNOREnglishMedieval English form of French Guinevere possibly meaning white and smooth. Compare with masculine Gaynor.-----
GEENAEnglishVariant spelling of English Gina meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GEMMAEnglishItalian name meaning precious stone.-----
GENAEnglishPet form of English Eugenia meaning well born.-----
GENESISEnglish English name of Greek origin derived from the word genesis meaning creation, generation, origin, source, from gignesthai to be born, which is related to genos birth, descent, race. In the bible this is the name of the first book of the Old Testament.-----
GENETTEEnglishEnglish variant spelling of French Jeanette meaning God is gracious.-----
GENEVAEnglishPet form of French Genevieve probably meaning race of women.-----
GENEVIEVEEnglishEnglishform of French Genevieve probably meaning race of women.-----
GENIAEnglishPet form of English Eugenia meaning well born.-----
GENIEEnglishPet form of English Eugenia meaning well born. This is also a pet form of English Genevieve probably meaning race of women.-----
GENISTAEnglishEnglish name derived from the Latin word for the broom plant.-----
GENNAPetEnglishform of English Genevieve probably meaning race of women. Compare with another form of Genna.-----
GENNIEEnglishVariant spelling of English Genny probably meaning race of women.-----
GENNYEnglishPet form of English Genevieve probably meaning race of women.-----
GENYAEnglishVariant spelling of English Genia meaning well born.-----
GEORGEANNAEnglishEnglish compound name composed of Georgia earth worker, farmer and Anna favor grace.-----
GEORGENEEnglishEnglish variant spelling French Georgine meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GEORGETTEEnglishFeminine form of French Georges meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GEORGIAEnglishFeminine form of English George meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GEORGIANAEnglishFeminine form of English George meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GEORGIEEnglishUnisex pet form of English George and Georgia meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GEORGINAEnglishFeminine form of English George meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GEORGINEEnglishFeminine form of French Georges meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GERALDINEEnglishFeminine form of English Gerald meaning spear ruler.-----
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.-----
GERTIEEnglishPet form of German Gertrude meaning spear strength.-----
GERTRUDEEnglishGerman name composed of the elements ger spear and ru strength, hence spear strength.-----
GHISLAINEnglishModern English name derived from Old French Giselle meaning pledge, hostage, noble offspring.-----
GHISLAINEEnglishVariant spelling of English Ghislain meaning pledge, hostage, noble offspring.-----
GILDAOldEnglishEnglish name meaning coated with gold gilded. Compare with other forms of Gilda.-----
GILLIANEnglishEnglish variant spelling of Roman Latin Jillian meaning descended from Jupiter Jove .-----
GINAPetEnglishform of English Georgina meaning earth worker, farmer. Also a pet form of other English names ending with NAME Compare with other forms of Gina.-----
GINGEREnglishEnglish pet form of Latin Virginia meaning maiden, virgin. Sometimes also given as a spice name.-----
GINNIEEnglishEnglish pet form of Latin Virginia meaning maiden, virgin.-----
GINNYEnglishVariant spelling of English Ginnie meaning maiden, virgin.-----
GITHAEnglishVariant spelling of Middle English Gytha meaning strife, war.-----
GLADYSModernEnglishform of Old Welsh Gwladus meaning ruler.-----
GLENDAEnglishModern Welsh name composed of the words glan clean, pure, holy and da good, hence pure good.-----
GLENICEEnglishVariant spelling of Welsh Glenys meaning holy, pure.-----
GLENNAEnglishFeminine form of Scottish Glen meaning valley.-----
GLENYSEnglishModern Welsh name derived from the word glan meaning holy, pure.-----
GLORIAEnglishLatin name derived from the word gloria meaning glory.-----
GLORYEnglishEnglish name derived from the vocabulary word meaning glory.-----
GODIVAEnglishOld English name composed of the elements god God and gyfu gift, hence gift of God.-----
GOLDAEnglish Yiddish name meaning golden. Compare with masculine Golda.-----
GOLDIEFromEnglishan English pet name meaning a blonde. Compare with another form of Goldie.-----
GRACEEnglishEnglish name derived from the vocabulary word grace, from Old French grace pleasing quality, favor, good will, thanks, which in turn came from Latin gratia pleasing quality, good will, gratitude, from gratus pleasing, agreeable. In 1175 the word grace was defined as God s favor or help.-----
GRACIEEnglishPet form of English Grace meaning pleasing, agreeable.-----
GRETAEnglishShort form of Danish/Swedish Margareta meaning pearl.-----
GRETCHENEnglishDiminutive form of English Gretta pearl meaning little pearl.-----
GRETELEnglishPet form of German Grete meaning pearl.-----
GRETTAEnglishEnglish variant spelling of Danish/Swedish Greta meaning pearl.-----
GUENDOLENEnglishVariant spelling of Welsh Gwendolen meaning white ring.-----
GUINEVEREEnglishFrench form of Welsh Gwenhwyvar possibly meaning white and smooth.In Arthurian legend this is the name of the queen consort of King Arthur best remembered for her love affair with Arthur s chief knight Lancelot.-----
GUSSIEEnglishPet form of English Augusta meaning venerable.-----
GWENEnglishWelsh name derived from the word gwen meaning fair, holy, white. Also used as a short form of longer names containing gwen.-----
GWENDAEnglishWelsh name composed of the elements gwen fair, holy, white and da good, hence fair and good.-----
GWENDOLENEnglishWelsh name composed of the elements gwen fair, holy, white and dolen bow, ring, hence white bow or white ring. In mythology this is the name of King Locrine s wife.-----
GWENETHEnglishVariant spelling of Welsh Gwyneth meaning luck, happiness.-----
GWENNEnglishVariant spelling of Welsh Gwen meaning fair, holy, white.-----
GWENNETHEnglishVariant spelling of Welsh Gwyneth meaning luck, happiness.-----
GWENYTHEnglishVariant spelling of Welsh Gwenith meaning wheat.-----
GWYNEnglishWelsh unisex name meaning fair, holy, white.-----
GYNETHEnglishAnglicized form of Welsh Gwyneth meaning luck, happiness. In Arthurian legend this is the name of the daughter of King Arthur in Sir Walter Scott s The Bridal of Triermain.-----
GYPSYEnglishOld English name meaning Bohemian, rover.-----
GYTHAEnglishMiddle English form of Anglo Saxon Gyoa meaning strife, war.-----
GAJAEsperantoEsperanto name meaning glad.-----
GLORINDAEsperantoEsperanto name meaning worthy of glory.-----
GORMLAITHMisc. GaelicOld Irish and Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements gorm illustrious, splendid and flaith lady, princess, hence illustrious princess or splendid lady.-----
GABRIELEGermanGerman feminine form of Latin Gabrielus meaning man of Godor warrior of God.-----
GENOVEVAGermanGerman and Spanish form of Celtic Genovefa probably meaning race of women.-----
GERDEGermanGerman form of Old Norse Geror meaning enclosure, stronghold.-----
GERLINDEGermanGerman name composed of the elements geri spear and lind soft, tender, weak, hence soft spear.-----
GERTIEGermanPet form of German Gertrude meaning spear strength.-----
GERTRAUDGermanVariant spelling of German Gertrude meaning spear strength.-----
GERTRUDGermanHungarian form of German Gertrude meaning spear strength.-----
GERTRUDGermanVariant spelling of German Gertrude meaning spear strength.-----
GERTRUDEGermanGerman name composed of the elements ger spear and ru strength, hence spear strength.-----
GISAPetGermanform of German Gisela meaning pledge, hostage, noble offspring. Compare with another form of Gisa.-----
GISELAGermanFeminine form of German Gisil meaning pledge, hostage, noble offspring.-----
GITTAGermanGerman short form of French/German Brigitte meaning exalted one.-----
GRETEShortGermanform of German Margareta meaning pearl. Compare with another form of Grete.-----
GRETELGermanPet form of German Grete meaning pearl.-----
GRISELDAGermanGermanic name composed of the elements gris grey and hild battle, hence grey battle maid.-----
GUDRUNGermanGerman and Scandinavian form of Old Norse Guorun meaning divine rune.-----
GUNDAGermanShort form of Germanic names containing the element gund meaning war.-----
GUNDULAGermanElaborated form of German Gunda meaning war.-----
GAILAVIRAGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicholy strength -----
GAILESVINTHAGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicpledge of strength -----
GARSENDISGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicspear strength.-----
GELESWINTHAGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicpledge of strength -----
GELVIRAGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicholy strength.-----
GOISVINTHAGothic/Visigothic/OstrogothicGoth strong.-----
GOSVINTHAGothic/Visigothic/OstrogothicGoth strong.-----
GAIAGreek i Greek name meaning earth. In mythology this is the name of the goddess of earth the wife of Ouranos and mother of the Titans. Her Roman name is Terra.-----
GALNGreek Greek name meaning calm seas. In mythology this is the name of a sea nymph and goddess of calm seas.-----
GEGreek Modern form of Greek Gaia meaning earth. In mythology this is the name of the goddess of earth the wife of Ouranos and mother of the Titans.-----
GIAGreekVariant spelling of Greek Gaia meaning earth.-----
GLYKERIAGreek Greek name derived from the word glykys meaning sweet.-----
GOLGOTHAGreek Greek name derived from Aramaic gulgaltha skull hence place of the skull. In the bible this is the name of the place where Jesus was crucified.-----
GORGOPHONEGreek Greek name composed of the elements gorgo grim and phonos murderer, slayer, hence grim slayer. In mythology this is the name of a daughter of Perseus.-----
GYPSYGypsy/RomaniOld English name meaning Bohemian, rover.-----
GALHebrew Hebrew unisex name meaning mound, wave.-----
GALAHebrew Feminine variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Gal meaning mound, wave. Compare with another form of Gala.-----
GALIAHebrewVariant spelling of Hebrew Galya meaning hill of God.-----
GALILAHebrew Feminine form of Hebrew Galil meaning cylinder or boundary. Compare with another form of Galila.-----
GALINAHebrew Hebrew form of Greek Helene possibly meaning torch.Compare with another form of Galina.-----
GALITHebrew Variant form of Hebrew Gal meaning mound, wave.-----
GALYAHebrew Hebrew name meaning hill of God. Compare with another form of Galya.-----
GAVRIELAHebrew Feminine form of Hebrew Gavriel meaning man of Godor warrior of God.-----
GHILAHebrew Variant spelling of Hebrew Gila meaning joy.-----
GILAHebrew Feminine form of Hebrew Gil meaning joy.-----
GILAHHebrewVariant spelling of Hebrew Gila meaning joy.-----
GINAHebrew Hebrew unisex name meaning garden.Compare with other forms of Gina.-----
GOMERHebrew 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.-----
GERTRUDHungarianHungarian form of German Gertrude meaning spear strength.-----
GIZELAHungarianHungarian form of German Gisela meaning pledge, hostage, noble offspring.-----
GIZELLAHungarianVariant spelling of Hungarian Gizela meaning pledge, hostage, noble offspring.-----
GIZIHungarianPet form of Hungarian Gizella meaning pledge, hostage, noble offspring.-----
GYONGYIHungarianHungarian name meaning pearl.-----
GYORGYIHungarianFeminine form of Hungarian Gyorgy meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GYORGYIKEHungarianPet form of Hungarian Gyorgyi meaning earth worker, farmer.-----
GERDAIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Geror meaning enclosure, stronghold.-----
GERDURIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Geror meaning enclosure, stronghold.-----
GUDLAUGIcelandicOld Norse and Icelandic name composed of the elements guo god and laug married woman, hence god wife.-----
GHONCHEHPersian/Avestan/IranianPersian name meaning flower bud.-----
GULISTANPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name meaning rose land.-----
GOBINETIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gobnait possibly meaning little smith.-----
GOBNAITIrishPossibly an Irish feminine diminutive form of Celtic Goibniu meaning little smith.-----
GOBNETIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gobnait possibly meaning little smith.-----
GORMLAITHIrishOld Irish and Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements gorm illustrious, splendid and flaith lady, princess, hence illustrious princess or splendid lady.-----
GRAINNEIrishIrish name possibly related to Gaelic gran meaning grain. In mythology this is the name of the daughter of Cormac mac Airt.-----

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