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Sounds like something you'd name a poodle (sorry!).
-- Anonymous User  8/20/2005
Gigi is a novel by the French writer Colette about a wealthy man who discovers that he is in love with a young Parisian girl who is being groomed for a career as a courtesan, and eventually marries her. It has been made into several plays and films.
-- Anonymous User  1/4/2006
The real name of Colette's character is Gilberte.
-- Kosta  5/9/2006
Gigi is also a cute nickname for a girl with the name Giana or Gianna.
-- rubberduckiiz2  1/5/2006
The name Gigi is ok for a pet, but I would never name a child Gigi.
-- amber monkey  3/16/2006
My name is Georgia, but I nicknamed myself Gigi when I was little. I couldn't remember how to spell Georgia, but I could remember the two G's. So I announced my name was Gigi. That's pronounced GEE-gee, with no "Z" sound. I gave up Gigi at age 8 when we moved across the country. Still kind of regret it.
-- gigibee  6/15/2006
There is a character in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events whose full name is Esmé Gigi Genevieve Squalor. She is vile and greedy.
-- Anonymous User  7/13/2006
A very cute and sopisticated name. I would name my daughter this, not my dog. Easy for everyone to understand and remember. The French are always unique.
-- aramis3737  8/31/2006
My Gandma's name was Virginia, but everyone called her Gigi. I love it! It makes me think of an artsy French girl.
-- Georgette  1/24/2007
Famous Actress Audrey Hepburn played a characer named Gigi in a play of the same title.
-- VictoriaCalledTori  5/3/2007
I like the name for pets better than people, but it's still very cute. :D
-- wolvenkind  3/5/2008
This name makes me think about an old, very rich woman who lives in a mansion and is over-the-top in every single way. This sounds like a better name for a poodle.
-- slight night shiver  4/23/2008
Gigi sounds to me like a bulky, abrasive nickname.
-- EmilyOlive  7/17/2008
There is a character on Gilmore Girls called Gigi. It is short for Georgia.
-- katis  7/31/2008
Sounds like a good name for a poodle.
-- bananarama  8/17/2008
Gigi is the name of the black cat on Kiki's Delivery Service. He is hilarious. And yeah it's a girl's name, but it's a Japanese show so it could mean something else to them.
-- _0TophasNails_1  11/23/2008
Gigi, is the cutest nickname someone could have. I call both my friends that are named Giselle "Gigi" and they love it.
-- italiannames  9/20/2009
This is a pretty unique name. Often when I hear the name Gigi, I think of a popular girl from someplace like New York or Chicago.
-- CJsbestfriend13  10/13/2009
I would think this could be used as a diminutive for any female French name beginning with G. Geneviève, for instance. And not even just French names, as some comments mentioning using it for Georgia. I think that's adorable.
-- Anonymous User  1/20/2010
An okay nickname, though chichi.
-- lucyskydiamonds  2/1/2010
My real name is Georgine, but I have been called Gigi by my family and friends since I was a baby. I love it! I get so many positive comments on it, and will probably name my first girl Gigi. In a time where parents are trying to outdo each other with long, fancy names, Gigi is a breath of fresh air!
-- Gigee  2/25/2010
It can also be a masculine nickname, as in Gianluigi "Gigi" Buffon, the Italian footballer.
-- SugarPlumFairy  6/26/2010
My mom's name is Germaine, but her sisters call her Gigi. She pronounces it gee-gee, though.
-- blondieboo629  8/1/2011
A splendidly marvelous nickname. Wonderfully dressed in an antique glow; beauty, cosmopolitan, an old-world charm.
I had a relative (now deceased, regrettably) who held it-- which certainly gives emphasized life to my fondness of "Gigi."

The pronunciation favored personally is "GHIH-Ghee"; hard "G"s.
-- Francesca  2/2/2012
Gigi sounds really trendy and posh- Love it! I think it would be great as a nickname for just about any G name but I like it as a full first name too.
-- Poco  9/11/2012
Cute nickname for any name starting with G :)
-- Oohvintage  1/27/2013
Ejigayehu Shibabaw, known by her stage name Gigi, is an Ethiopian singer.
-- Anonymous User  6/11/2013
A diminutive, a nickname, indeed, not a name.
-- luxsword  4/28/2014
My daughter is 3+ months. I named her Gigi because
My father in law's mom was called Gigi in our language.
In my language, I named my daughter Gigi doa.
Doa is tlicho for dora marie after my late mother in law.
-- missy vera  6/17/2014
There's been a trend over the last few years with grandmothers of new babies deciding they want to be called Gigi, not Grandma or Grandmother; Gigi isn't a popular name for a baby to start with, but this might make even fewer people consider it.
-- Marauder  8/30/2014
Both my MIL and my mom have first names starting with G. So we are planning on naming our first born daughter both names and giving her the nickname GiGi, after the two G names. Adorable! And if she wants to use something more sophisticated she can use her full name.
-- Anonymous User  10/2/2014
The name Gigi is unique, common, simple, and well known. It is a perfect name for a girl. Its origin comes from Italy, Spain, and France among other countries. I personally would love to call my daughter Gigi. It is the sweetest name for a smart girl. The name resembles beauty, a warm heart, creativity, talented, and friendly, a person of nature and peace. Not only the name itself, but think about the personality a Gigi would show around others. "that girl named Gigi has a heart of gold".
-- Anonymous User  10/22/2014

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