Submitted Names Starting with G

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Grandeeney f Popular Culture
From the Fairy Tail series, Grandeeney was a large and powerful white Sky Dragon who acted as a mother to the wizard, Wendy Marvell. She was gentle, positive, and possessed healing abilities.
Grange m English
Transferred use of the surname Grange.
Granger m English
Transferred use of the surname Granger.
Granite m English
Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.
Grankell m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse grani "horse" (used in poetry) and ketill "cauldron hat", "helmet".
Granmarr m Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian with the combination of grǫn "pine-tree" and mærr "famous".
Grantham m English
Transferred use of the surname Grantham.
Grantley m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Grantley.
Granuaile f History
From Irish Gaelic Gráinne Mhaol meaning "Bald Gráinne". This was a nickname of the 16th-century female pirate Gráinne Ní Mháille (known in English as Grace O'Malley), given in reference to her close-cropped hair as a young woman.... [more]
Grapes f & m English
Transferred from the English surname Grapes.
Grapte f Ancient Greek
From Greek γραπτός (graptos) meaning "written".
Grasia f Polish
Diminutive of Grażyna.
Grasmund m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element gras (or grasan) "grass, herb, plant" combined with Old High German mund "protection."
Gràssia f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Grazia.
Grassina f English (Rare)
Rare English name. May be a feminine variant of Gratian from the Roman Gratianus, meaning "grace" from the Latin gratus.... [more]
Grasulf m Ancient Germanic, History
Derived from the Germanic element gras (or grasan) "grass, herb, plant" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf." Grasulf II was a 7th-century duke of Friuli (Italy).
Grat m Catalan, French
Catalan and French form of Gratus.
Gratiaan m Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch form of Gratian.
Grațiana f Romanian
Feminine form of Grațian.
Gratiane f French (Rare)
French feminine form of Gratian.
Gratiano m Literature
Shakespeare
Grațiela f Romanian
Romanian form of Graciela.
Gratienne f French
Feminine form of Gratien.
Gratius m Late Roman
Derived from Latin gratia meaning "grace", which thus makes this name the masculine form of Gratia.... [more]
Grato m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Gratus.
Gratsian m Russian
Variant of Gratian.
Gratton m English (American, Rare)
Gratton Dalton was an infamous outlaw, one of the Dalton Gang, in Kansas in the 1880s. Perhaps a transferred use of the surname.
Gratus m Ancient Roman
Means "Grace" from Latin Gratus
Gràtzia f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Grazia. Gràtzia Deledda (also known as Gràssia) was a Sardinian writer who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926.
Gratzianu m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Graziano.
Gratziedda f Sardinian
Diminutive of Gràtzia.
Grauni f Romani
Directly taken from the Romani word grauni "jewel; gem".
Graven m English (Modern, Rare)
Meaning unknown, possibly an invented name.
Graves m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Graves.
Graviel m Medieval Spanish, Medieval Portuguese
Medieval Spanish and medieval Portuguese variant of Gabriel.
Grayce f English
Variant of Grace.
Grayden m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Grayden.
Graydon m English
Means 'gray hill' in English. Comes from gray, as in the color, and 'don' which means hill.
Grayer m Popular Culture
Elaboration of Gray.
Grayley m English
From an English surname meaning "gray wood"
Graylie f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Grayley. Graylie was given to 5 girls in 2018 according to the SSA.
Graylyn f & m English
Variant of Graylynn
Graylynn f English
Combination of Gray and Lynn.
Grayse f Manx (Modern)
Derived from Manx grayse "grace; virtue; charisma" and used as a Manx equivalent of English Grace.
Graża f Polish
Diminutive of Grażyna.
Gražbylė f Lithuanian
Etymology uncertain, although it is likely partially derived from gražus meaning "beautiful".
Grazianu m Corsican
Corsican form of Gratianus.
Graziedda f Sicilian
Sicilian variant of Graziella.
Graziela f Portuguese (Brazilian), Filipino (Rare), Romanian
Portuguese form of Graciela and Romanian variant of Grațiela.
Grażina f Kashubian
Kashubian form of Grażyna.
Grazio m Italian
Italian form of Gratius. A known bearer of this name was the Italian painter Grazio Cossali (1563-1629).
Graziosa f Judeo-Italian, Corsican
Derived from Italian graziosa, the feminine form of the adjective grazioso, "gracious; pretty".
Graziu m Corsican
Corsican form of Gratius.
Graziuccia f Italian
Diminutive of Grazia occasionally used as an independent name.
Grażka f Polish
Diminutive of Grażyna.
Gražvyda f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Gražvydas.
Gražvydas m Lithuanian
Means "after seeing beauty". The first element of the name is derived from the Lithuanian adjective: graž- (gražus) meaning "beautiful, handsome", combined with the Baltic verb vyd- (iš-vydo) meaning "to see".
Grażynka f Polish
Diminutive of Grażyna.
Grazzia f Sicilian
Sicilian variant of Grazia.
Grazzianu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Gratianus (see Gratian).
Grazziella f Sicilian
Sicilian variant of Graziella.
Grazzja f Maltese (Rare)
Directly taken from Maltese grazzja "grace" as well as the Maltese form of Gratia.
Grazzju m Maltese
Maltese form of Gratius.
Greca f Italian (Rare)
Italian feminine form of Graecus. This was the name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred under Diocletian.
Grecia f Medieval English
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories, however, derive this name from Old French gris "gray", which was generally rendered as grece; greyce in Medieval English. Early on the name became popularly associated with Latin gratia (compare Grace).
Greco m Italian (Rare)
Masculine form of Greca.
Gredan f French (Archaic)
Diminutive of Marguerite found in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region as late as the 1600s.
Gredechin f Medieval German
Thuringian dialectal form of Gretchen.
Greedo m Popular Culture
Greedo is a Rodian bounty hunter in George Lucas's Star Wars universe. He was killed by Han Solo, who shot first.
Greeley m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Greeley.
Greely m English (Rare)
From a surname which is a variant of Greeley.
Green m English, Medieval English
Transferred use of the surname Green.
Greenberry m American (South, Rare)
From the English surname Greenberry. Given originally in honor of Colonel Nicholas Greenberry. Sometimes split into two names (i.e. Green Berry)
Greene m English
Variant of Green.
Greenie m & f English
Diminutive form of Green
Greenland m & f English (Modern, Rare)
From the name of the island and Danish territory Greenland.
Greenleaf m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Greenleaf.
Greenlee f English, Popular Culture
From the traditionally English habitational surname meaning "green clearing", from the Old English grene 'green' and leah 'clearing, field, wood'.
Greeta f Estonian (Rare), Finnish (Rare)
Estonian variant of Greete and Finnish variant of Greta.
Greete f Estonian
Cognate of Grete and Greta.
Greetta f Finnish
Finnish variant of Greta.
Gregentios m Ancient Greek
This name derives from the Ancient Greek “Grigéntios (Γρηγέντιος)” of unknown meaning. ... [more]
Gregge m English
Short form of Gregory.
Greggie m & f English, Filipino
Diminutive of Gregory or Gregoria.
Grego m Italian
Short form of Gregorio.
Gregoir m Manx
Manx form of Gregory.
Grégoirette f French (Rare, Archaic)
French feminine diminutive of Grégoire.
Gregoor m Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Gregorius (see Gregory). A known bearer of this name is the Dutch soccer player Gregoor van Dijk (b. 1981).
Grégór m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Gregory.
Grégori m Gascon
Gascon form of Gregory.
Gregori m Catalan
Catalan form of Gregory.
Gregorie f & m French, German, English
English diminutive of Gregory or Gregoria and German form of Grégorie.
Gregoris m Greek
Variant transcription of Grigoris, which itself is a variant form of Gregorios.
Gregoriu m Sardinian, Corsican
Sardinian and Corsican form of Gregorius.
Gréidel f Luxembourgish (Archaic)
Diminutive of Gréit (compare Gretel).
Greip f & m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Norwegian
Old Norse female form of Græipi or Norwegian variant of Greipr. In Norse mythology this is the name of a sorceress.
Greipur m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Græipi.
Greis f & m Albanian (Modern)
Albanian adopted form of Grace, occasionally given to boys.
Greisi f & m Albanian (Modern)
Albanian adopted form of Grace (or Gracie), occassionally given to boys.
Grek m Russian
Means "Greek" in Russian.
Grekina f Russian
Variant of Grekyna.
Grekinia f Russian
Variant of Grekyna.
Grekyna f Russian
Feminine form of Grek.
Grell m & f Popular Culture
Meaning unknown. Manga author Yana Toboso used this name for a character in her popular manga serie 'Kuroshitsuji'. The name was also used in the 'Dungeons & Dragons' fantasy role-playing game, where it belong to a race of tentacled creatures.
Grels m Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Short form of Gregers, a medieval Nordic form of Gregorius.
Gremio m Theatre
In William Shakespeare's play "The Taming of the Shrew," Gremio is the elderly suitor of Bianca... [more]
Gremory m Judeo-Christian Legend
Origins unknown. This is the name of a demon identified in 'The Lesser Key of Solomon' who appears in the form of a beautiful woman.
Grenda f Popular Culture
The name of a character in the TV show Gravity Falls.
Grendel m Anglo-Saxon Mythology
The name of monster from Old English heroic epic poem "Beowulf".
Grep m Old Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of Græipi.
Gresë f Albanian
Means "unripe grape" in Albanian.
Gresilda f Medieval English
Late medieval English variant of Griselda.
Grésinde f French (Rare)
Form of Garsende mainly known in Languedoc. The famous bearer of this name was Armande-Grésinde-Claire-Élisabeth Béjart (1640 - 1700), a French actress.
Gresmar m Medieval Polish (Germanized), Medieval German
Germanized form of Krzesimir. This name was recorded in medieval Pomerania.
Gresmir m Medieval Polish (Germanized), Medieval German
Germanized form of Krzesimir. This name was recorded in medieval Pomerania.
Gret f Alsatian (Archaic), Hunsrik
Vernacular form of Greta.
Grēta f Medieval Baltic
Medieval Latvian adoption of Greta.
Grétar m Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Gretar.
Gretar m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
New combination of Gret, name element deriving from the name Greta and Germanic element hari "army".
Gréte f Hungarian
Variant of Gréta.
Gretha f Dutch
Short form of Margaretha. In other words, one could say that this is a variant form of Greta.
Grethel f English (Rare), Estonian, Literature
English and Estonian variant of Gretel. Grethel is the main character in Grimm's fairy tails 'Hansel and Grethel' and 'Clever Grethel'.
Gréti f Hungarian
Diminutive of Gréta, meaning "pearl".
Greti f German (Swiss, Rare), Slovene
Swiss-German diminutive of Margarete and Slovene diminutive of Greta.
Gretica f Slovene
Diminutive of Greta, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
Gretika f Old Swedish
Diminutive of Greta.
Gretl f German (Austrian)
Variant of Gretel. It is not typically used as a given name.... [more]
Gretli f German (Swiss, Rare)
Swiss German diminutive of Margaret. It is rarely used as a given name.
Gretna f American (Rare)
From the name of Gretna Green, a Scottish village formerly famous as the place to which runaway English couples went to be married under Scottish law. Use of Gretna as a first name (a rare occurrence) presumably recalls such a marital trip, but may also be an elaboration of Greta.
Greumach m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Graham.
Greville m Basque
transferred use of the surname, which is a Norman baronial name from Gréville in La Manche. The Greville family were earls of Warwick, and held Warwick Castle from the time of Queen Elizabeth I, who granted it to her favourite Fulke Greville (1554–1628).
Grevin m Welsh (Modern, Rare)
Misreading of the name Bryn, Borne by Author Grevin Meredith Jones
Greyor m English (American, Modern)
As a nod to the school colors of The Ohio State University, Scarlet (f) and Grey (m), chosen with the hope of a marriage to a wife, named Scarlet.
Grgo m Croatian
Variant form of Grga.
Griada f Sicilian
Sicilian short form of Margherita.
Grian f Irish Mythology
Grian (literally, "Sun") is the name of an Irish figure, presumed to be a pre-Christian goddess, associated with County Limerick and Cnoc Greine ("Hill of Grian, Hill of the sun").
Gricha m French
French form of Grisha.
Gridia m Russian
Diminutive of Grigorii.
Gridka m Russian
Diminutive of Grigorii.
Griedge f French
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
Grieta f Latvian, Dutch
Short form of Margrieta.
Grietje f Dutch
Diminutive of Margaretha.
Grieve m English
Possible transferred use of the surname Grieve.
Griff m English, Welsh
Short form of Griffin or Griffith.
Griffy m English (Rare)
Diminutive of Griffin.
Grifiud m Medieval Cornish
Cornish cognate of Gruffudd.
Griflet m Arthurian Romance
Sir Griflet is a Knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legend.
Grifo m Ancient Germanic (Frankish), Medieval Italian, History
Derived from the noun grifo, which means "griffin" in both Italian and Old High German. In turn, it is derived from the Latin noun gryphus, which itself is ultimately derived from the Greek noun γρύψ (gryps) --- see Griffin.... [more]
Grifone m Medieval Italian
Derived from grifone, which is one of the Italian words for a griffin (the other one being grifo - see Grifo), the legendary creature from Greek mythology... [more]
Grifonetto m Medieval Italian
Diminutive of Grifone, as -etto is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
Grifuccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Grifo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
Grig m Russian
Diminutive of Grigorii.
Griga m Russian
Diminutive of Grigorii.
Grigor m Russian
Diminutive of Grigorii.
Grigorakis m Greek
Modern Greek diminutive of Grigorios and Grigoris, as it contains the modern Greek diminutive suffix -άκης (-akis)... [more]
Grigoraș m Romanian
Diminutive of Grigore.
Grigorei m Russian
Variant transcription of Grigorii.
Grigoria f Greek
Modern Greek transcription of Gregoria.
Grigorije m Serbian
Serbian form of Gregory.
Grigoriję m Medieval Russian
Old Novgorodian form of Gregory.
Grigoriu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Gregorio.
Grikkfari m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse Grikk "Greek, Greece" and fara "ship".
Grim m Anglo-Saxon, Old Danish, Old Swedish, Swedish, Norwegian
Medieval form of Grímr meaning "mask, helmet", which remained popular in Anglo-Scandinavian areas well into the 12th century. This was used as another name for the Norse god Odin... [more]
Gríma m & f Ancient Scandinavian, Literature
Variant or feminine form of Grímr. J. R. R. Tolkien used this name for a character in the Lord of the Rings series.
Grimanesa f Spanish (Rare), Medieval Portuguese, Spanish (Canarian)
Borne by an illegitimate granddaughter of Bartolomé Herrero, the first colonial alcalde of the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife on the island of Tenerife (who had been appointed to the position in 1501 by the conquistador Alonso Fernández de Lugo), in whose case it possibly meant "forced" from Guanche *gərma-ənsa, literally "forced to spend the night"... [more]
Grimbald m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old Norse grîma "mask" combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
Grimbert m Ancient Germanic
Means "bright mask", derived from Old Norse grîma "mask" combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
Grimburg f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Old Norse grîma "mask." The second element is derived from Gothic bairgan (bergan in Old High German) "to keep, to save, to preserve", or from Old High German burg "fortress."
Grimfrid m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old Norse grîma "mask" combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
Grimgerde f Theatre
Composed from the Germanic name element grim "mask" and the name Gerd. Grimgerde is one of the valkyries in Richard Wagner's opera 'Die Walküre'.
Grimhard m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old Norse grîma "mask" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
Grímheiður f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of grímr "person wearing a face mask" and heiðr "bright, clear, cloudless".
Grimhilde f Popular Culture
Variant of Grimhilt. This is the name often ascribed to the Queen in Disney's 'Snow White', although she is not actually named in the movie.
Grímhildur f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Grímhildr.
Grímkell m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic (Rare)
Combination of Old Norse grímr "masked person" (derived from from gríma "mask, helmet") and ketill "cauldron, helmet". The first element may also be derived from Old Norse grimmr "grim, cruel, atrocious".
Grimland m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old Norse grîma "mask" combined with land "land."
Grimlock m Popular Culture
Grimlock is the name of several fictional robot characters in the Transformers franchise.
Grimm m English
Transferred use of the surname Grimm.
Grímnir m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Variant of Grímr. This is a by-name for Odin in Norse mythology.
Grimo m Medieval German
Short form of names containing the Germanic name element grim "mask; helmet".
Grimoald m Ancient Germanic, History
Variant of Grimwald. Grimoald I was a 7th-century king of the Lombards, a Germanic people.
Grimoaldo m Italian
Italian form of Grimoald.
Grímr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "masked person" or "shape-changer" in Old Norse (derived from gríma "mask, helmet"). This was a byname of the god Odin, perhaps given to boys in an attempt to secure the protection of the god.
Grimsley m English
From an English surname of unknown meaning (originally from the name of a lost or unidentified place in England, possibly in the Midlands, where it is now concentrated).
Grimulf m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old Norse grîma "mask" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf."
Grímúlfr m Ancient Scandinavian
Ancient Scandinavian form of Grimulf.
Grímúlfur m Icelandic
From the Old Norse elements grim "mask, helmet" and ulfr "wolf".
Grímur m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Grímr.
Grimward m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Old Norse grîma "mask" combined with Old High German wart "guard."
Grinling m English (Rare)
Borne by Grinling Gibbons (1648-1721), an English sculptor and wood carver known for his work in England, including St Paul's Cathedral, Blenheim Palace and Hampton Court Palace.
Gríobhtha m Irish
Byname from gríobh meaning "gryphon".
Gripur m Faroese
Faroese form of Græipi.
Gris m & f Spanish
Diminutive of Griselda and Griseldo.
Grischa m German, Literature
German form of Grisha.... [more]
Grisélidis f Theatre
French form of Griselda used by Jules Massenet in his opera 'Grisélidis' (1901). This was borne by Grisélidis Réal (1929-2005), a writer and sex worker from Switzerland.
Grishaka m Russian
Diminutive for Grigoriy
Grishka m Russian
Diminutive of Grigoriy.
Grishko m Russian
Diminutive of Grigorii.
Grishnákh m Literature
Grishnákh was an Uruk. He led a group of orcs under Sauron's dominion that joined Uglúk's Uruk troop on the plains of Rohan. Since Saruman bred his own strain or breed of Uruk-hai, Grishnákh and Ugúlk looked different... [more]
Grisial m & f Welsh
Directly taken from Welsh grisial "crystal". This name has been in use since the late 19th century.
Grispinu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Crispino.
Griswold m English
Transferred use of the surname Griswold.
Grit f German
German short form of Margrit.
Grit m English
Old English grēot ‘sand, gravel’, of Germanic origin; related to German Griess.
Grita f Alsatian
Short form of Margrit.
Gritz m Ukrainian
Diminutive of Grigory.
Grīva f Medieval Baltic
Derived from Latvian grīva "estuary". This name was recorded in Latvia in the late Middle Ages.
Grivôr m Friulian
Friulian form of Gregory.
Grizabella f Theatre
From the musical Cats
Grizelda f English (Rare), Hungarian (Rare), Afrikaans (Rare), Kashubian
Hungarian and Kashubian form and English and Afrikaans variant of Griselda. The English usage may have been influenced by Grizel.
Grizeldisz f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Griseldis.
Grizetta f Irish (Rare, Archaic), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare, Archaic)
Apparently a Northern Irish variant of Griselda. A Grizetta Gowdy Knox (born circa 1800) died in County Down, Northern Ireland in 1866.... [more]
Grizka f Kashubian
Diminutive of Grizelda.
Grizzel f Scots
Variant of Grizel.
Grmay m African
typical Eritrean name , in Tigrigna language
Groa f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gróa.
Grogu m Popular Culture
Originated with a character on the Mandalorian