Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. GAYJ
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Meaning & History

From an English surname of Old French origin meaning either "measure", originally denoting one who was an assayer, or "pledge", referring to a moneylender. It was popularized as a given name by a character from the book Pet Sematary (1983) and the subsequent movie adaptation (1989).

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Entry updated November 16, 2019