Feminine Names

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GERHILDfGerman, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ger "spear" and hild "battle".
GERLINDEfGerman, Dutch
Derived from the Germanic element ger meaning "spear" combined with lind meaning "soft, tender, flexible".
GERMAINEfFrench
French feminine form of GERMAIN. Saint Germaine was a 16th-century peasant girl from France.
GERRYm & fEnglish, Dutch
Diminutive of GERALD, GERARD or GERALDINE.
GERTIEfEnglish, Dutch
Diminutive of GERTRUDE.
GERTRAUDfGerman
German form of GERTRUDE.
GERTRÚDfHungarian
Hungarian form of GERTRUDE.
GERTRÚDAfSlovak
Slovak form of GERTRUDE.
GERTRŪDAfLithuanian
Lithuanian form of GERTRUDE.
GERTRUDAfPolish, Czech
Polish and Czech form of GERTRUDE.
GERTRUDEfEnglish, Dutch
Means "spear of strength", derived from the Germanic elements ger "spear" and thrud "strength". Saint Gertrude the Great was a 13th-century nun and mystic writer. It was probably introduced to England by settlers from the Low Countries in the 15th century. Shakespeare used the name in his play 'Hamlet' (1600) for the mother of the title character. A famous bearer was the American writer Gertrude Stein (1874-1946).
GERTRUDESfPortuguese
Portuguese form of GERTRUDE.
GERTRUDISfSpanish
Latinized form of GERTRUDE.
GERTRUIDAfDutch
Dutch form of GERTRUDE.
GERVAISEfFrench (Rare)
French feminine form of GERVASIUS.
GESSICAfItalian
Italian variant of JESSICA.
GETHSEMANEfVarious
From a biblical place name, the garden where Jesus was arrested, located on the Mount of Olives near Jerusalem. It is derived from Γεθσημανι (Gethsemani), the Greek form of an Aramaic name meaning "oil vat". It is very rarely used as a given name.
GEULAfHebrew
Means "redemption" in Hebrew.
GEZABELEfBiblical Italian
Form of JEZEBEL used in some versions of the Italian Bible.
GHADAfArabic
Means "graceful woman" in Arabic.
GHADIRfArabic
Means "stream" in Arabic.
GHALIYAfArabic
Means "precious, valuable" in Arabic.
GHISLAINEfFrench
Feminine form of GHISLAIN.
GHJULIAfCorsican
Corsican form of JULIA.
GHJUVANNAfCorsican
Corsican form of Iohanna (see JOANNA).
GHONCHEHfPersian
Means "flower bud" in Persian.
GHUFRANf & mArabic
Means "forgiveness" in Arabic.
GIAfItalian
Diminutive of GIANNA.
GIACINTAfItalian
Italian feminine form of HYACINTHUS.
GIACOMAfItalian
Feminine form of GIACOMO.
GIACOMINAfItalian
Feminine form of GIACOMO.
GIADAfItalian
Italian form of JADE.
GIANGf & mVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (giang) meaning "river".
GIANNAfItalian, Greek
Italian short form of GIOVANNA and a modern Greek variant of IOANNA.
GIANNINAfItalian
Diminutive of GIOVANNA.
GIEDRĖfLithuanian
Feminine form of GIEDRIUS.
GIGIfFrench
French diminutive of GEORGINE or VIRGINIE.
GIIWEDINOKWEfNative American, Ojibwe
Means "woman of the north" in Ojibwe.
GILAHfHebrew
Feminine form of GIL (3).
GILBERTEfFrench
French feminine form of GILBERT.
GILDAfItalian, Portuguese
Originally an Italian short form of names containing the Germanic element gild meaning "sacrifice, value".
GILIf & mHebrew
Means "my joy" in Hebrew.
GILLfEnglish
Short form of GILLIAN.
GILLIANfEnglish
Medieval English feminine form of JULIAN. This spelling has been in use since the 13th century, though it was not declared a distinct name from Julian until the 17th century.
GINAfItalian, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of GEORGINA, REGINA, LUIGINA, and other names ending in gina. It can also be used as a diminutive of VIRGINIA or EUGENIA. It was popularized in the 1950s by Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida (1927-), whose birth name was Luigina.
GINETTEfFrench
Diminutive of GENEVIÈVE.
GINEVRAfItalian
Italian form of GUINEVERE. This is also the Italian name for the city of Geneva, Switzerland. It is also sometimes associated with the Italian word ginepro meaning "juniper".
GINGERfEnglish
From the English word ginger for the spice or the reddish-brown colour. It can also be a diminutive of VIRGINIA, as in the case of actress and dancer Ginger Rogers (1911-1995), by whom the name was popularized.
GINNIEfEnglish
Diminutive of VIRGINIA.
GINNYfEnglish
Diminutive of VIRGINIA.
GINTARĖfLithuanian
Feminine form of GINTARAS.
GIOCONDAfItalian
From the Late Latin name Iucunda which meant "pleasant, delightful, happy". Leonardo da Vinci's painting the 'Mona Lisa' is also known as 'La Gioconda' because its subject is Lisa del Giocondo.
GIOIAfItalian
Means "joy" in Italian.
GIORGIAfItalian
Italian feminine form of GEORGE.
GIORGINAfItalian
Diminutive of GIORGIA.
GIOVANNAfItalian
Italian form of Iohanna (see JOANNA), making it the feminine form of GIOVANNI.
GISAfGerman
German short form of GISELLE.
GISELAfGerman, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
German, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese form of GISELLE.
GISÈLEfFrench
French variant of GISELLE.
GISELLAfItalian
Italian form of GISELLE.
GISELLEfFrench, English (Modern)
Derived from the Germanic word gisil meaning "hostage, pledge". This name may have originally been a descriptive nickname for a child given as a pledge to a foreign court. It was borne by a daughter of the French king Charles III who married the Norman leader Rollo in the 10th century. The name was popular in France during the Middle Ages (the more common French form is Gisèle). Though it became known in the English-speaking world due to Adolphe Adam's ballet 'Giselle' (1841), it was not regularly used until the 20th century.
GISILAfAncient Germanic
Old Germanic form of GISELLE.
GITAfIndian, Hindi
Means "song" in Sanskrit. The word appears in the name of the 'Bhagavad Gita', a sacred text of Hinduism (meaning "divine song").
GITTAfGerman, Hungarian
German short form of BRIGITTA and a Hungarian short form of MARGIT.
GITTANfSwedish
Swedish diminutive of BIRGITTA.
GITTEfDanish
Danish short form of BIRGITTE.
GITTELfYiddish
Means "good" in Yiddish.
GIUANNAfSardinian
Sardinian form of Iohanna (see JOANNA).
GIUDITTAfItalian
Italian form of JUDITH.
GIULIAfItalian
Italian feminine form of JULIUS.
GIULIANAfItalian
Feminine form of GIULIANO.
GIULIETTAfItalian
Diminutive of GIULIA.
GIUSEPPAfItalian
Feminine form of GIUSEPPE.
GIUSEPPINAfItalian
Feminine form of GIUSEPPE.
GIUSTINAfItalian
Italian feminine form of JUSTIN.
GIZELLAfHungarian
Hungarian form of GISELLE.
GİZEMfTurkish
Means "mystery" in Turkish.
GIZIfHungarian
Hungarian diminutive of GISELLE.
GLADYSfWelsh, English
From the old Welsh name Gwladus, possibly derived from gwlad "country". It has historically been used as a Welsh form of CLAUDIA. This name became popular outside of Wales after it was used in Ouida's novel 'Puck' (1870).
GLÁUCIAfPortuguese
Feminine form of GLÁUCIO.
GLAUCIAm & fAncient Roman
Latin form of GLÁUCIO.
GLAWm & fWelsh
Means "rain" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
GLENDAfWelsh, English
A name created in the 20th century from the Welsh elements glân "pure, clean" and da "good".
GLENICEfWelsh
Variant of GLENYS.
GLENNAfScottish, English
Feminine form of GLENN.
GLENNISfWelsh
Variant of GLENYS.
GLENYSfWelsh
Elaboration of the Welsh word glân meaning "pure, clean, holy". This name was created in the late 19th century.
GLÓRIAfPortuguese
Portuguese form of GLORIA.
GLORIAfEnglish, Spanish, Italian, German
Means "glory", from the Portuguese and Spanish titles of the Virgin Mary Maria da Glória and María de Gloria. Maria da Glória (1819-1853) was the daughter of the Brazilian emperor Pedro I, eventually becoming queen of Portugal as Maria II.... [more]
GLORIANAfEnglish (Rare)
Elaborated form of Latin gloria meaning "glory". In Edmund Spenser's poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590) this was the name of the title character, a representation of Queen Elizabeth I.
GLORINDAfEsperanto
Means "worthy of glory" in Esperanto.
GLORYfEnglish (Rare)
Simply from the English word glory, ultimately from Latin gloria.
GLUKEfYiddish
Means "good luck" in Yiddish.
GLUKELfYiddish
Diminutive of GLUKE.
GLYKERIAfGreek
Derived from Greek γλυκυς (glykys) meaning "sweet".
GLYNISfWelsh
Either a variant of GLENYS or an elaboration of the Welsh word glyn meaning "valley".
GOBINETfIrish
Variant of GOBNAIT.
GOBNAITfIrish
Feminine form of GOBÁN. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish abbess, the patron saint of Ballyvourney.
GOBNATAfHistory
Latinate form of GOBNAIT.
GOBNETfIrish
Anglicized form of GOBNAIT.
GODAm & fAncient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the element god meaning "good".
GODELIEVEfDutch
Dutch (Flemish) form of GODELIVA.
GODELIVAfAncient Germanic
Feminine form of GOTELEIB. This was the name of an 11th-century Flemish saint who was murdered on her husband's orders.
GODGIFUfAnglo-Saxon
Old English form of GODIVA.
GODIVAfAnglo-Saxon (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Old English name Godgifu meaning "gift of god", from the elements god and giefu "gift". Lady Godiva was an 11th-century English noblewoman who, according to legend, rode naked through the streets of Coventry to protest the high taxes imposed by her husband upon the townspeople.
GOHARfArmenian
Means "jewel" in Armenian, ultimately of Persian origin.
GOIZANEfBasque
Derived from Basque goiz "morning".
GOIZARGIfBasque
Derived from Basque goiz "morning" and argi "light".
GOIZEDERfBasque
Derived from Basque goiz "morning" and eder "beautiful".
GOLfPersian
Means "flower, rose" in Persian.
GOLBAHARfPersian
Means "spring rose" in Persian.
GOLDAfYiddish
Means "gold" in Yiddish.
GOLDIE (1)fEnglish
From a nickname for a person with blond hair, from the English word gold.
GOLNARfPersian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) "flower, rose" and انار (anar) "pomegranate".
GOLNARAfTatar
Tatar form of GOLNAR.
GOLNAZfPersian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) "flower, rose" and ناز (naz) "pride".
GOLSHANf & mPersian
Means "rose garden" in Persian.
GOLZARm & fPersian
Means "rose cheeked" in Persian.
GOMERm & fBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "complete" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of both a grandson of Noah and the unfaithful wife of the prophet Hosea.
GONAfKurdish
Means "cheek" in Kurdish.
GONCAfTurkish
Turkish form of GHONCHEH.
GORANKAfCroatian, Serbian
Feminine form of GORAN.
GORETTIfVarious
From the surname of Maria Goretti, a 20th-century Italian saint who forgave her murderer on her deathbed. Her surname was derived from the given name GREGORIO.
GORICAfMacedonian
Feminine form of GORAN.
GORMLAITHfIrish, Scottish
Derived from Irish gorm "blue" or "illustrious" and flaith "princess, lady". This was the name of a wife of the 11th-century Irish ruler Brian Boru.
GOSIAfPolish
Diminutive of MAŁGORZATA.
GOTZONEfBasque
Feminine form of GOTZON.
GOUYENfNative American, Apache
Means "wise" in Apache. This was the name of a 19th-century Apache warrior woman.
GOWRIfTamil, Indian, Kannada
South Indian form of GAURI.
GÖZDEfTurkish
Means "favourite" in Turkish.
GRAÇAfPortuguese
Means "grace" in Portuguese, making it a cognate of GRACE.
GRACEfEnglish
From the English word grace, which ultimately derives from Latin gratia. This was one of the virtue names created in the 17th century by the Puritans. The actress Grace Kelly (1929-1982) was a famous bearer.
GRACELYNfEnglish (Modern)
Elaboration of GRACE using the popular name suffix lyn.
GRACIAfSpanish
Means "grace" in Spanish, making it a cognate of GRACE.
GRACIEfEnglish
Diminutive of GRACE.
GRACIELAfSpanish
Elaboration of GRACIA.
GRACÍLIAfPortuguese
Elaboration of GRAÇA.
GRACJAfPolish
Polish form of GRACIA.
GRÁINNEfIrish, Irish Mythology
Possibly derived from Gaelic grán meaning "grain". This was the name of an ancient Irish grain goddess. The name also belonged to the fiancée of Fionn mac Cumhail and the lover of Diarmaid in later Irish legend, and it is often associated with gráidh "love".
GRANIAfIrish
Latinized form of GRÁINNE.
GRANYAfIrish
Variant of GRANIA.
GRATIAfGerman
Means "grace" in Latin.
GRATIANAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of Gratianus (see GRATIAN).
GRAYm & fEnglish
From an English surname meaning "grey", originally given to a person who had grey hair or clothing.
GRAZIAfItalian
Means "grace" in Italian, making it a cognate of GRACE.
GRAZIANAfItalian
Italian feminine form of Gratianus (see GRATIAN).
GRAZIELLAfItalian
Diminutive of GRAZIA.
GRAŻYNAfPolish
Means "beautiful" in Lithuanian. This name was created by Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz for his poem 'Grażyna' (1823).
GREERf & mScottish, English (Rare)
From a Scottish surname which was derived from the given name GREGOR.
GREETfDutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of MARGARET.
GREETJEfDutch
Dutch diminutive of MARGARET.
GRÉTAfHungarian, Icelandic
Short form of MARGARÉTA (Hungarian) or MARGRÉT (Icelandic).
GRETAfGerman, Italian, Lithuanian, Swedish, English
Short form of MARGARETA. A famous bearer of this name was the Swedish actress Greta Garbo (1905-1990).
GRETCHENfGerman, English
German diminutive of MARGARETA.
GRETEfGerman, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish and Norwegian short form of MARGARET.
GRETELfGerman
Diminutive of GRETE. This name is well-known as the character in Grimm's fairy tale who is captured, with her brother Hansel, by a witch.
GRETTAfEnglish
Variant of GRETA.
GREYm & fEnglish (Modern)
Variant of GRAY.
GRIDfNorse Mythology
Means "peace" in Old Norse. In Norse myth she was a frost giantess, the mother of Víðarr by Odin. She also aided Thor in his fight against the giant Geirrod.
GRIETfDutch
Short form of MARGRIET.
GRÍMHILDRfNorse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of KRIEMHILD. In the Norse 'Volsungasaga' Grímhildr is the mother of Gunnar and Gudrun, while in the later Germanic counterpart the 'Nibelungenlied' Kriemhild is the sister of Günther and she herself has a role equivalent to Gudrun.
GRISELDAfEnglish, Scottish, Spanish, Literature
Possibly derived from the Germanic elements gris "grey" and hild "battle". It is not attested as a Germanic name. This was the name of a patient wife in medieval tales by Boccaccio and Chaucer.
GRISHMAfIndian, Marathi
Means "summer" in Sanskrit.
GRIZELfScottish
Scottish variant of GRISELDA.
GROfNorwegian
Norwegian form of GRÓA.
GRÓAfNorse Mythology, Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse gróa "to grow". This is the name of a seeress in Norse mythology.
GRUSHAfRussian
Diminutive of AGRAFENA.
GRYfNorwegian, Danish, Swedish
Means "dawn" in Norwegian.
GUADALUPEf & mSpanish
From a Spanish title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, meaning "Our Lady of Guadalupe". Guadalupe is a Spanish place name, the site of a famous convent, derived from Arabic وادي (wadi) meaning "valley, river" possibly combined with Latin lupus meaning "wolf". In the 16th century Our Lady of Guadalupe supposedly appeared in a vision to a native Mexican man, and she is now regarded as a patron saint of the Americas.
GUANTINGm & fChinese
From Chinese (guān) meaning "cap, crown, headgear" combined with (tíng) meaning "court". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
GUANYUm & fChinese
From Chinese (guān) meaning "cap, crown, headgear" combined with () meaning "house, eaves, universe". Other character combinations are possible.
GUDRUNfNorse Mythology, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
From the Old Norse name Guðrún meaning "god's secret lore", derived from the elements guð "god" and rún "secret lore". In Norse legend Gudrun was the wife of Sigurd. After his death she married Atli, but when he murdered her brothers, she killed her sons by him, fed him their hearts, and then slew him.
GUGULETHUfSouthern African, Xhosa, Zulu, Ndebele
From Xhosa, Zulu and Ndebele igugu "treasure, pride" and lethu "our".
GUINEVEREfArthurian Romance
From the Norman French form of the Welsh name Gwenhwyfar, derived from the elements gwen meaning "fair, white" and sebara meaning "phantom, magical being". In Arthurian legend she was the beautiful wife of King Arthur. According to the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth, she was seduced by Mordred before the battle of Camlann, which led to the deaths of both Mordred and Arthur. According to the 12th-century French poet Chrétien de Troyes, she engaged in an adulterous affair with Sir Lancelot.... [more]
GUIOMARf & mPortuguese, Spanish, Arthurian Romance
Possibly derived from the Germanic name Wigmar, which is formed of the elements wig "war, battle" and mari "famous". In the medieval 'Lancelot-Grail' cycle he plays a minor role as a cousin of Guinevere, who banishes him after he becomes a lover of Morgan le Fey. In modern Portugal and Spain it is a feminine name.
GUIYINGm & fChinese
From Chinese (guì) meaning "laurel, cassia, cinnamon" combined with (yīng) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". This name can be formed from other character combinations as well.
GÜLfTurkish
Means "rose" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian.
GULm & fUrdu, Pashto
Means "flower, rose" in Urdu and Pashto, ultimately from Persian.
GÜLAYfTurkish
Means "rose moon" in Turkish.
GULBADANfUrdu (Rare)
Means "having a body like a rose" in Persian. This was the name of a daughter of the Mughal emperor Babur.
GÜLBAHARfTurkish
Turkish form of GOLBAHAR.
GULBAHARf & mUrdu
Urdu form of GOLBAHAR.
GÜLDENfTurkish
Means "from the rose" in Turkish.
GULISAfGeorgian
Means "little heart" in Georgian, derived from გული (guli) "heart" combined with a diminutive suffix.
GÜLİSTANfTurkish
Means "rose garden" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian.
GULISTANfKurdish
Kurdish form of GÜLİSTAN.
GÜLİZARfTurkish
Turkish form of GOLZAR.
GULLfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of various Scandinavian names beginning with the Old Norse element guð meaning "god".
GULLAfAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GULL.
GÜLNARfAzerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of GOLNAR.
GULNARfKazakh
Kazakh form of GOLNAR.
GÜLNARƏfAzerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of GOLNAR.
GULNARAfKazakh, Kyrgyz, Azerbaijani
Kazakh, Kyrgyz and Azerbaijani form of GOLNAR.
GÜLNAZfTurkish
Turkish form of GOLNAZ.
GULNAZfKazakh, Georgian, Urdu
Kazakh, Georgian and Urdu form of GOLNAZ.
GULNORAfUzbek
Uzbek form of GOLNAR.
GÜLNURfTurkish
Means "rose light" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose" and Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light".
GULRUKHfUrdu
Means "rose faced" in Persian. This was the name of a wife of the Mughal emperor Babur.
GÜLŞENfTurkish
Turkish form of GOLSHAN.
GÜLTENfTurkish
Means "rose skin" in Turkish.
GULUMBUfIndigenous Australian, Yolngu
Meaning unknown, of Yolngu origin.
GULZARm & fUrdu
Urdu form of GOLZAR.
GUNfSwedish
Modern form of GUNNR.
GÜNAYf & mTurkish, Azerbaijani
Derived from the Turkic elements gün "sun" and ay "moon".
GUNBORGfSwedish
From the Old Norse name Gunnbjörg, derived from the elements gunnr "war" and björg "help, save, rescue".
GUNDAfGerman, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
Short form of names containing the Germanic element gund which means "war".
GUNDULAfGerman
Elaborated form of GUNDA.
GÜNELfAzerbaijani
Derived from the Turkic elements gün "sun" and el "country, society".
GUNHILDfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Gunnhildr, derived from the elements gunnr "war" and hildr "battle".
GUNILLAfSwedish
Swedish variant of GUNHILD.
GUNNfNorwegian
Modern form of GUNNR.
GUNNELfSwedish
Swedish variant of GUNHILD.
GUNNHILDURfIcelandic
Icelandic form of GUNHILD.
GUNNRfNorse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse gunnr meaning "war". This was the name of a valkyrie in Norse legend.
GUNVORfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Gunnvör meaning "cautious in war" from gunnr "war" combined with vor "vigilant, cautious".
GUOm & fChinese
From Chinese (guó) meaning "country" or other Chinese characters pronounced in a similar way.
GURDEEPm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit गुरु (guru) meaning "teacher, guru" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
GURMEETm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit गुरु (guru) meaning "teacher, guru" and मित्र (mitra) meaning "friend".
GURUTZEfBasque
Feminine form of GURUTZ.
GUSSIEfEnglish
Diminutive of AUGUSTA.
GUSTAfDutch
Short form of AUGUSTA.
GUÐLAUGfAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements guð meaning "god" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
GUÐRÍÐRfAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse name derived from the elements guð "god" and fríðr "beautiful".
GUÐRÍÐURfIcelandic
Icelandic form of GUÐRÍÐR.
GUÐRÚNfAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Old Norse form of GUDRUN, as well as the modern Icelandic form.
GWAWRfWelsh
Means "dawn" in Welsh.
GWENfWelsh, English
From Welsh gwen, the feminine form of gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed". It can also be a short form of GWENDOLEN, GWENLLIAN, and other names beginning with Gwen.
GWENAËLLEfFrench, Breton
Feminine form of GWENAËL.
GWENDAfWelsh, English
Derived from the Welsh elements gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed" and da meaning "good". This name was created in the 20th century.
GWENDOLENfWelsh
Means "white ring", derived from the Welsh elements gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed" and dolen meaning "ring, loop". This was the name of a mythical queen of the Britons who defeated her husband in battle, as told by Geoffrey of Monmouth.
GWENETHfWelsh
Variant of GWYNETH.
GWENFREWIfWelsh
Derived from the Welsh elements gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed" and frewi meaning "reconciliation, peace". This was the name of a 7th-century Welsh saint and martyr.
GWENITHfWelsh
Variant of GWYNETH, perhaps influenced by the Welsh word gwenith meaning "wheat".
GWENLLIANfWelsh
Derived from the Welsh elements gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed" and llian meaning "flaxen". This name was popular among medieval Welsh royalty. It was borne by the 14th-century daughter of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd.
GWENYTHfWelsh
Variant of GWYNETH.
GWLADUSfWelsh
Original Welsh form of GLADYS.
GWLADYSfWelsh
Variant of GLADYS.
GWYNEDDf & mWelsh
From the name of a region in Wales, named after an ancient kingdom, which may be derived from the old Welsh given name Cunedda.
GWYNEIRAfWelsh
Means "white snow" from the Welsh element gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed" combined with eira meaning "snow".
GWYNETHfWelsh, English (Modern)
Possibly a variant of GWYNEDD or a form of Welsh gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed". It has been common in Wales since the 19th century.
GYDAfDanish
Danish form of Gyða (see GYTHA).
GYEONGm & fKorean
From Sino-Korean (gyeong) meaning "capital city", (gyeong) meaning "scenery, view", (gyeong) meaning "respect, honour", or other hanja characters with the same pronunciation. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
GYEONG-HUIfKorean
From Sino-Korean (gyeong) meaning "respect, honour" and (hui) meaning "beauty". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
GYEONG-JAfKorean
From Sino-Korean (gyeong) meaning "congratulate, celebrate" or (gyeong) meaning "respect, honour" combined with (ja) meaning "child". This name can be formed of other hanja character combinations as well. Korean feminine names ending with the character (a fashionable name suffix in Japan, read as -ko in Japanese) became less popular after Japanese rule of Korea ended in 1945.
GYEONG-SUKfKorean
From Sino-Korean (gyeong) meaning "capital city" and (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
GYNETHfLiterature
Perhaps a variant of GWYNETH. Sir Walter Scott used this name for the daughter of King Arthur in his work 'The Bridal of Triermain' (1813).
GYÖNGYIfHungarian
From Hungarian gyöngy meaning "pearl", of Turkic origin.
GYÖRGYIfHungarian
Hungarian feminine form of GEORGE.
GYPSYfEnglish (Rare)
Simply from the English word Gypsy for the nomadic people who originated in northern India. The word was originally a corruption of Egyptian. It is sometimes considered pejorative.
GYÐAfAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of GYTHA.
GYTHAfEnglish (Archaic)
From Gyða, an Old Norse diminutive of GUÐRÍÐR. It was borne by a Danish noblewoman who married the English lord Godwin of Wessex in the 11th century. The name was used in England for a short time after that, and was revived in the 19th century.
HABIBAfArabic
Feminine form of HABIB.
HACERfTurkish
Turkish form of HAGAR.
HADARf & mHebrew
Means "splendour, glory" in Hebrew.
HADASfHebrew
Means "myrtle tree" in Hebrew.
HADASSAHfBiblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
From Hebrew הֲדַס (hadas) meaning "myrtle tree". In the Old Testament this is the Hebrew name of Queen Esther.
HADEWIGfAncient Germanic
Old Germanic form of HEDWIG.
HADEWYCHfDutch
Dutch form of HEDWIG.
HADIAfArabic
Feminine form of HADI.
HADIİYEfTurkish
Turkish feminine form of HADI.
HADILfArabic
Means "cooing (of a pigeon)" in Arabic.
HADIYAfArabic
Feminine form of HADI.
HADIYYAfArabic
Means "gift" in Arabic.
HADLEYf & mEnglish
From an English surname which was derived from a place name meaning "heather field" in Old English.