Submitted Names Starting with G

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Godfrida f Dutch
Feminine form of Godfried.
Godfrieda f Dutch
Variant spelling of Godfrida.
Godfryd m Polish
Variant of Gotfryd.
Godgyfu f Anglo-Saxon
Original form of Godiva.
Godgyð f Anglo-Saxon
Old English name derived from the elements god "god" and gyð "battle".
Godhard m Dutch
Dutch form of Godehard.
God-help m & f English (Puritan)
Referring to a prayer for help if the life of the child or mother was endangered.
Godia f English (American, Anglicized, Rare)
Name means beauty and child of god one of a kind female ... [more]
Godigisel m Ancient Germanic, English, German, Italian, Norwegian, History
Variant spelling of Godegisel. Godigisel was a 4th-century king of the Hasdingi Vandals.
Godigisil m Dutch
Dutch form of Godegisel.
God’iss m & f African American
From the scripture, “God is love.” May also be an alternative of Goddess.
Godly f & m English (Puritan)
Referring to being in a state of grace, i.e. "godly."
Godlye m English (Puritan)
Meaning, "religious or pious."
Godmand m Danish
Danish variant of Gudmand.
Godmann m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian dialectal variant of Gudmann.
Godo m German (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Medieval short form of Germanic names containing the element god meaning "god" (such as Godafrid, Godehard or Goteleib).
Godofred m Gascon
Gascon form of Godefroy.
Godoino m Italian
Variant of Godvino
Godot m Theatre
Probably derived from the French surname Godeau. This was the name of the main protagonist in the play 'Waiting for Godot' by Samuel Beckett, a man who, as the title suggests, two men are waiting for, but never arrives.
Godred m Ancient Scandinavian (Latinized)
Latinized form of Guðrøðr, an Old Norse cognate of Godfrey. It was borne by three Norse-Gaelic kings of the Isle of Man, including Godred Crovan (d... [more]
Godschalk m Dutch
Dutch form of Gottschalk.
Godsgift m & f English (Puritan)
Blend of the phrase 'God's gift' into one word.
Godsguide m Greek (Cypriot), English (Rare)
Meaning "God will Guide".
Godslove m & f Nigerian (Modern), English
The combination of God is love, God's love. "Meaning God's kind of love" or "God is love"
Godstan m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from Old English god "god" and stan "stone".
Godstime m & f Nigerian
From the English phrase God's time.
Godulf m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic guths "god" or Gothic gôds "good" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf."
Godvin m Swedish, Norwegian
Younger form of Goðvini.
Godvino m Italian
Italian form of Godwin
Godwin m Ancient Germanic, Danish (Archaic), Dutch (Rare), English (Rare), German (Archaic)
Ancient Germanic cognate of Godwine. In English-speaking countries, the use of Godwin as a given name is these days often inspired by the English patronymic surname Godwin, which was derived from the aforementioned Anglo-Saxon personal name Godwine.... [more]
Godwinson m African (Rare)
Means "son of Godwin". Is an English surname, born by Harold Godwinson, heir to the throne of England. He was defeated and his throne taken by the Duke of Normandy in 1066, William, also known as William the Conqueror.
Godwyn m English
Variant of Godwin.
Godzimir m Polish
Derived from Slavic god "appropriate" combined with Slavic mir "peace".
Godzimira f Polish
Feminine form of Godzimir.
Godzisław m Polish (Archaic)
Derived from Slavic god "appropriate" combined with Slavic slav "glory".
Godzisława f Polish
Feminine form of Godzisław.
Goebel m Dutch, German
Variant of Gobel.
Goede m & f Dutch
Originally a short form of names containing the Gothic element guths "god" or Gothic gôds "good".
Goedele f Dutch
Dutch form of Gudula.
Goenawan m Indonesian
Older spelling of Gunawan based on Dutch orthography.
Goerge m Medieval Scottish
Scottish form of George.
Goessem m Medieval Flemish
Medieval Flemish form of Goosen.
Go-eun f Korean
From Sino-Korean 高恩 (go-eun) meaning "great favour, deep kindness," also written with other hanja, such as 㚖 (go) meaning "gloss, lustre," 告 (go) meaning "informing," 考 (go) meaning "thought," 銀 (eun) meaning "silver" or 誾 (eun) meaning "mild, temperate; amicable."... [more]
Goeznoveus m Ancient Celtic (Latinized)
Latinized form of a Celtic name meaning "(having) knowledge of vision". This was the name of an early Breton saint from Cornwall.
Gofaone m & f Tswana
Means "He (God) gives" in Setswana.
Goffreduccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Goffredo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
Gʻofir m Uzbek (Rare)
Uzbek form of Ghafir.
Gʻofur m Uzbek
Uzbek form of Ghafur.
Goga f Croatian, Serbian
Pet form of Gordana.
Gogita m Georgian
Diminutive of Goga and Gogi, which are both diminutives of Giorgi.... [more]
Gogmagog m Cornish, Welsh Mythology
In medieval English legend, he is a giant chieftain of Cornwall who was slain by Brutus’s companion Corineus... [more]
Gognon m & f French (Cajun), African American, American (South)
Possibly derived from the surname Gognon.
Gogo f Japanese (Modern)
Means "afternoon" in Japanese.
Gogona f Georgian (Rare)
Derived from Georgian გოგონა (gogona) meaning "little girl", which consists of the Georgian noun გოგო (gogo) meaning "girl" and the Georgian diminutive suffix -ონა (-ona).
Gogontlejang f Tswana
Means "she is beautiful" in Setswana.
Gogor m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque gogor "hard".
Gogotur m Georgian, Literature
Meaning unknown. This name is commonly used in the Georgian highlands.... [more]
Gogu m Romanian
Short form of Grigore and Gheorghe.
Gogutsa f Georgian (Rare)
Means "little girl" in Georgian. It is derived from the Georgian noun გოგო (gogo) meaning "girl" combined with the Georgian diminutive suffix -უცა (-utsa).
Gogy m English (Modern, Rare)
Diminutive of George, borne by Streamer Georgenotfound
Gohan m Popular Culture
Means "cooked rice". From the Japanese gohan (ご飯) meaning 'cooked rice' or 'meal of any sort'.... [more]
Goharik f Armenian
Diminutive form of Gohar.
Goharine f Armenian
Elaborated form of Gohar.
Göher'ay f Uyghur
Derived from Uyghur گۆھەر‎ (göher) meaning "treasure" or "invaluable, treasured" and -ئاي‎ (-'ay) meaning "moon".
Gói f & m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Name of a month in the Old Norse calendar, lasting from the middle of February to the middle of March. In Norse mythology Gói is the daughter of Þorri... [more]
Goislav m Russian
Meaning "hail to glory". Combined with goiek, goier "hail" and slav "glory".
Goiswintha f Ancient Germanic, History
Derived from Gothic gavi "region, district" or Gothic gauja "inhabitant" combined with Gothic svinths (swind in Old High German) "strength." Goiswintha was the wife of Athanagild, a 6th-century king of the Visigoths.
Goitsemang f Tswana
Means "who knows?" in Setswana.
Goitsemodimo m Tswana
Means "only God knows" in Setswana.
Goitseone m & f Tswana
Means "it is he (god) who knows" in Tswana.
Goja f Slovene
Feminine form of Gojko.
Gojar m Albanian
Means "orator" in Albanian.
Gojarta f Albanian
From the Albanian gojartë, a poetic term meaning "golden-tongued, eloquent".
Gojarte f Albanian
From a poetic term meaning "golden-tongued, eloquent".
Gojka f Slovene
Feminine form of Gojko.
Gojkan m Vlach
Means "to grow, breed, foster, nurture" in Vlach.
Gökcan m & f Turkish (Modern)
It is a combination of the words "sky" and "soul". It means "bloomed, fresh soul, soul full of longing".
Gokchoa m Nanai
Means "crooked" in Nanai.
Goki m Japanese
Variant transcription of Gouki.
Gokka f Karachay-Balkar
Means "pattern, decoration, flower" in Karachay-Balkar.
Göknur m Turkish
Derived from Turkish gök meaning "sky" and nur meaning "light".
Gökşan m & f Turkish
Means "celestial glory" in Turkish.
Göksel m & f Turkish
Derived from Turkish gök meaning "sky" and sel meaning "flood, torrent".
Golaleh f Persian
Possibly means "bouquet of flowers".
Golan m Hebrew
From the name of the Golan Heights, a region (currently) in the north of Israel. Originally used as a place name in the Bible.... [more]
Gölbanïw f Bashkir
From Bashkir гөл (göl) meaning "flower" and баныу (baniw) meaning "lady".
Gölbüläk f Bashkir
From Bashkir гөл (göl ) meaning "flower" and бүләк (büläk) meaning "gift".
Golchachak f Tatar
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" combined with Tatar чәчәк (çäçäq) "flower" (of Turkish origin).
Gold m & f English (Rare)
From the precious metal or the color, which gave rise to the surname that, in turn, became a rare given name from the 1700s onwards.
Golda m Medieval English, Anglo-Saxon
Both an Old English byname derived from gold "gold" and a short form of various compound names beginning with the Old English element gold, such as Goldstan or Goldwine... [more]
Goldbeere f Literature
German translation of Goldberry, the wife of Tom Bombadil in the Lord of the Rings.
Goldberry f Literature
The wife of Tom Bombadil in the Lord of the Rings and also some poems by JRR Tolkien.
Goldchen f Medieval Jewish
an early variation of the Yiddish Golda, recorded in France and Germany in the 13th-century
Golde f Yiddish
Variant of Golda.
Goldee f English
Variant of Goldie 1.
Golden m & f English (Rare)
Either from the English word golden (from Old English gyldan "made of gold") or the surname Golden, originally given as a nickname to someone with blond hair. According to Dunkling & Gosling (1986): "A use of the word as feminine first name... [more]
Goldi f & m English (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Various
Variant of Goldie 1. It's primarily feminine in English and masculine in some other countries like Spanish-speaking countries.
Goldi f Hungarian
Cognate of Goldie, means "gold".
Goldia f English
Elaboration of Golda or Goldie.
Goldie m English
Diminutive of Golden, Golding and other names that begin with Gold-.
Goldilocks f Folklore, Literature
From a nickname for a young girl with blond hair that originated from the English words gold and locks. This is best known as the name of the main character in the fairy tale 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears.' The name was also used by J. R. R. Tolkien in 'The Lord of the Rings,' where it belongs to one of Samwise Gamgee's daughters.
Goldina f Hungarian
Variant of Golda.
Golding m Medieval English, Anglo-Saxon
Late Old English personal name meaning "son of Golda" or "son of Golde", derived from Golda (or the feminine form Golde) and the Old English patronymic suffix -ing.
Goldiva f Anglo-Saxon (Latinized), Medieval English
Latinized form of *Goldgifu, an unrecorded Old English name meaning "gold gift" from the elements gold and giefu "gift".
Goldman m English (American, Rare, Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Goldman.
Goldmund m Literature
In German literature, Goldmund is the name of the titular character of the novel Narziß und Goldmund written by the German-Swiss author Hermann Hesse (1877-1962).... [more]
Goldy f Yiddish
Diminutive of Golda.
Goldye f English
Variant of Goldie 1.
Goldyn f English
Feminine variant of Golden.
Golfo f Greek
Greek name which is said to mean "talisman", possibly related to the Middle Greek word ἐγκόλπιον (enkolpion) referring to a medallion bearing an icon that is worn by bishops of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and meaning literally "on the bosom" from ἐν (en) "in, on" and κόλπος (kolpos) "bosom".
Goli f Kaguru
Means "wealth" in Chikaguru.
Golia m Italian
Italian form of Goliath.
Goliaf m Russian
Form of Goliath used in Russian Bible.
Goliat m Catalan, Polish, Spanish
Catalan, Polish and Spanish form of Goliath.
Gʻolib m Uzbek
Uzbek form of Ghalib.
G'oliba f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek g'olib meaning "winner, victor".
Golibe f Igbo
Short form of Golibenachukwu.
Golibenachukwu f Igbo
Means "rejoice the Lord" in Igbo.
Golijat m Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Goliath.
Gölin f Swedish (Rare)
Dialectal variant of Gudlög predominantly found in Norrland.
Golipén f Romani (Caló)
Directly taken from Caló golipén "health", this name is used as the Caló form of Salud.
Goljat m Swedish (Biblical), Finnish (Biblical), Slovene
Swedish, Finnish and Slovene form of Goliath.
Gǫll f Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "noise, battle". This is the name of a Valkyrie in Norse mythology.
Golla f Medieval English
Medieval English form of Old Norse Gulla.
Gollá f Sami
From Sami gollas meaning "golden".
Gölnaz f Tatar
Tatar form of Golnaz.
Golo m German (Modern, Rare)
A short form of names starting with Gott like Gottfried or Gottlieb.... [more]
Golrang f Persian
Means "flower coloured" in Persian.
Golrokh f Persian
Persian form of Gulrukh.
Gölšan f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Gulshan.
Gölsäsäk f Bashkir
From Bashkir гөл (göl) meaning "flower", and сәсәк (säsäk) also meaning "flower".
Gölsem f Tatar
Tatar form of Gülsüm.
Golshat f Bashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of Gulshat.
Golshifteh f Persian (Rare)
From Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower" combined with شیفته (šifte) "loving, amorous, infatuated".... [more]
Gölsibär f Bashkir
From Bashkir гөл (göl ) meaning "flower" and сибәр (sibär) meaning "beautiful".
Golsira f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Gulsira.
Golubitsa f Russian
Means "pigeon" in Russian.
Gölzada f Tatar
Tatar form of Gulzada.
Gölzäynäp f Bashkir
Bashkir form of Gul and Zeinab.
Gome m & f Hebrew (Rare)
Means "papyrus" in Hebrew.
Gomery m French (Archaic)
French form of Gumarich via the form Gomeric.
Gomez m Spanish (Rare), Popular Culture
Spanish form of Gomes. This is the name of Gomez Addams, the patriarch of the Addams Family, featured in comics, on TV, and in film.
Gomme m Danish (Rare)
Danish short form of Gudmund.
Gon m Spanish
Diminutive of Gonzalo.
Gon m Korean
Variant transcription of Geon.
Gon m Popular Culture
Hunter x Hunter. Also known for being an adorable lil baby munchkin . Gon is also known as “Hisoka’s play thing”, Or “Killua’s boyfriend”. The 2nd one is more preferred since the 1st is the more commonly used smh.
Gonaria f Sardinian
Of uncertain origin and meaning.
Gonça m Portuguese
Diminutive of Gonçalo.
Gonçaluo m Medieval Galician
Medieval Galician form of Gonzalo.
Gonçalve m Provençal
Provençal form of Gundisalvus.
Gonças m Portuguese
Diminutive of Gonçalo.
Gonçau m Gascon
Gascon form of Gundisalvus.
Gonchi m Spanish
Diminutive of Gonzalo.
Gonda f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Aldegonda and Hildegonda.
Gondai m Shona
Means "to trust or place hope in" in Shona.
Gondar m Galician
Variant of Gundar.
Gondebaud m French
French form of Gundebad.
Gondilio m Dutch (Surinamese, Rare)
Possibly a combination of a name that contains the Germanic element gund meaning "war" (such as Aldegonda and Gonzalo) combined with a name that ends in either -dilio or -ilio, such as Odilio and Cecilio.... [more]
Gondro m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Gundro.
Gǫndul f Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Meaning unknown. Possibly derived from gandr "magic, magic wand" or gǫndul "magical animal; werewolf". This is the name of a Valkyrie in Norse mythology.
Gondulf m Dutch
Variant of Gundulf.
Gondulphus m Dutch
Latinized form of Gondulf.
Gonen m Hebrew
Means "defender" in Hebrew.
Gönenç m Turkish
Means "prosperity" in Turkish.
Gonerill f Theatre
Variant of Goneril which occurs in some copies of 'King Lear' (1606) - perhaps a misprinting.
Gongas m Portuguese
Diminutive of Gonçalo.
Gonggong m Chinese Mythology, Far Eastern Mythology
From a combination of the characters 共 (gòng, meaning “together”) and 工 (gōng, meaning “work”). Gonggong is a water god in Chinese mythology whose violent, subversive nature caused great disasters and floods... [more]
Goni m & f Hebrew
Possibly taken from the word gavan (גוון) which means "tone" or "shade (of a color)" in Hebrew.
Gonnery m Medieval French
Gallicized form of Goneri.
Gonnie f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish pet form of Aldegonda and Hildegonda.
Gonoriy m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Honorius.
Gonpo m Tibetan
Means "protector" in Tibetan.
Gonsalwy m Polish (Rare)
Polish form of Gonzalo.
Gontram m Lengadocian
Languedocian form of Guntram.
Gontrán m Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of Guntram.
Gontran m French, Gascon, Provençal
French, Gascon and Provençal form of Guntram.
Gontrano m Italian
Italian form of Guntram.
Gontrão m History
Portuguese form of Guntram.
Gonxha f Albanian
Variant of Gonxhe.
Gonza m Spanish
Diminutive of Gonzalo.
Gonzague m French
French form of Gonzaga, from the surname of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (1568-1591), a young Italian Jesuit, patron of students, Christian youth and plague victims.
Gonzala f Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of Gonzalo.
Gonzalez m American (Hispanic)
Transferred use of the surname Gonzalez.
Gonzalve m French
French form of Gonzalo.
Good-gift m English (Puritan, Rare)
Referring to James 1:17, "Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning."
Goodie m & f English (Australian)
Transferred use of the surname Goodie.
Goodluck m African
A famous bearer is the Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan.
Goodman m English (Rare, Archaic)
From Middle English gode "good" and man "man", in part from use as a term for the master of a household. In Scotland the term denoted a landowner who held his land not directly from the crown but from a feudal vassal of the king... [more]
Goodness f English (British)
From the English word.
Goodwill m Zulu, South African, Literature
Derives from the Medieval English gode meaning "good", plus will, "wish or desire", and was originally given as a complimentary nickname to an amiable person, favourably disposed towards others... [more]
Good-work m English (Puritan)
An exhortatory puritanical name, thus rarely used.
Goody m & f English (Rare), African American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Goody.
Goof m Dutch (Rare), Limburgish (Rare)
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Godfried via the form Govert. A known bearer of this name is the Dutch hockey player Goof van der Kamp (b... [more]
Goofy m Popular Culture
Goofy is a funny-animal cartoon character created in 1932 at Walt Disney Productions.
Goomba m Popular Culture
Goombas are a species of sentient mushrooms from Nintendo's Mario franchise.
Goor m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Gregorius.
Gopi m Indian
Gopi is a word of Sanskrit originating from the word Gopala referring to a person in charge of a herd of cows.
Gor m Armenian, Ancient Armenian
From the Old Armenian word գոռ (goṙ) meaning "shout, attack, word".
Goragopal m & f Popular Culture
The name of both a feral Spanish cartoon character and the eponymous comic strip by Spanish artist Carrillo (1931-?).
Gorath m Indian
From the Indian word grath, or fire.
Gorbat m Pashto
Means "eagle" in Pashto.
Gordafarid f Persian
Gurdāfarīd is one of the heroines in the Shāhnāmeh.
Gordána f Hungarian
Feminine form of Gordon, means "spacious fort".
Gordei m Estonian
Estonian transcription of Russian Гордей.
Gordiana f Italian, Polish (Rare)
Italian feminine form of Gordiano and Polish feminine form of Gordian.
Gordiano m Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Gordian.
Gordien m French
French form of Gordianus see Gordian.
Gordin m English
Variant of Gordon.
Gördis f Swedish
Variant of Hjördis.
Gordo m English
Diminutive of Gordon.
Gordyn m English
Variant of Gordon.
Gorecho m Galician
Hypocoristic of Gregorio.
Görel f Old Swedish, Swedish
Swedish form of Gerhild.
Gorfu m Amharic
Means "flood" in Amharic.
Gorge m Spanish
Diminutive of Jorge.
Görgen m Swedish
Variant of Jörgen.
Gorgeous f English
Meaning, "beautiful, attractive, very pleasant."
Gorgias m Ancient Greek
Gorgias (c. 485 – c. 380 BC) was a Greek sophist, philosopher and rhetorician.
Gorgidas m Ancient Greek
Means "son of Gorgias/Gorgos" in Greek, derived from the name Gorgias or Gorgos combined with ίδας (idas), which is the Aeolic and Doric Greek form of the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides).... [more]
Gorgippos m Ancient Greek
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek adjective γοργός (gorgos) meaning "grim, fierce, terrible" or the Greek verb γοργεύω (gorgeuo) meaning "to move rapidly, to hasten"... [more]
Gorgippus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Gorgippos. This was the name of a Spartocid king of the Bosporus (4th century BC).
Gorgitione m Italian
Italian form of Gorgythion.
Gorgo f Ancient Greek, History
Most likely derived from Greek γοργός (gorgos) meaning "grim, fierce, terrible". However, it's also possible that the name is derived from the Greek verb γοργεύω (gorgeuō) meaning "to move rapidly, to hasten", which itself is related to the Greek noun γοργία (gorgia) meaning "agility, nimbleness, mobility"... [more]
Gorgon m French
French form of Gorgonius (see Gorgonios).
Gorgonio m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Gorgonius.
Gorgonios m Ancient Greek
This name derives from the Ancient Greek “gorgos (γοργώ)”, meaning “dreadful, terrible, terrifying, very ugly, like a gorgon, relating to Gorgon”. ... [more]
Gorgoniusz m Polish
Polish form of Gorgonius (see Gorgonios).
Gorgophone f Greek Mythology
Means "grim murder", derived from Greek γοργός (gorgos) "grim, fierce, terrible" (also compare Gorgo) combined with Greek φονη (phone) "murder, slaughter, carnage"... [more]
Gorgos m Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from either the Greek adjective γοργός (gorgos) meaning "grim, fierce, terrible" or the Greek verb γοργεύω (gorgeuo) meaning "to move rapidly, to hasten". Also compare the Greek verb γοργόομαι (gorgoomai) meaning "to be spirited".
Gorgus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Gorgos. In Greek mythology, this was the name of an uncle of king Periander of Corinth.
Gorgythion m Greek Mythology
The meaning of this name is surrounded by uncertainty. The one thing that can be stated for certain about this name, is that it contains the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion). For the rest of the name, there are several possibilities available... [more]
Göri m Romansh
Romansh form of George, traditionally found in the Engadine valley.
Gorian m Macedonian, Slovene
Means "mountain" or "wood". Derived from south Slavic gora "mountain" and is a variation of name Goran
Goriana f Bulgarian
Variant transcription of Горяна (see Goryana).