Submitted Names Starting with G

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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
Groot m Popular Culture
Means "large" in Dutch. This is the name of a fictional superhero in Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.
Grove m English (Rare)
Short form of Grover, or from the English word, ultimately from Old English grāf "grove, copse".
Grozav m Medieval Romanian
Derived from Romanian grozav "terrific, awesome, great" but also "terrible, aweful, dreadful".
Grozdanka f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Grozdan.
Grug f Welsh
Directly taken from Welsh grug "heather".
Gruia m Romanian (Rare)
Derived from Romanian gruie and Transylvanian grui "crane (the bird)".
Grumio m Ancient Roman (Rare, Archaic), Literature
This name is found in Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew' and in the Cambridge Latin Course.
Grunde m Norwegian (Rare)
Younger form of Grundi.
Grundi m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse grunda meaning 'to think about, to meditate on'.
Grunnah f Yiddish
Derived from German grün meaning "green".
Gruno m German (Rare), Russian (Rare)
The name Gruno derives from the Dutch province Groningen.... [more]
Gruoch f Medieval Scottish, History
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the wife of King Macbeth of Scotland. She was immortalized as Lady Macbeth in the Shakespeare play Macbeth, though the facts about her are few.
Grusche f Theatre
One of the main female characters in Bertolt Brecht's play Der kaukasische Kreidekreis.
Gruumsh m Popular Culture
orc god of chaotic evil.
Gryffin m English
Variant of Griffin.
Gryffyn m Cornish
Cornish form of Griffin.
Gryfina f Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of Agrypina. Gryfina (c. 1248 – between 1305 and 1309) was a Princess of Kraków by her marriage to Leszek II the Black; she later became a nun and abbess.
Gryjta f Silesian
Silesian short form of Małgorzata via German Grete.
Gryjtka f Silesian
Diminutive of Gryjta.
Grýla f Norse Mythology
Grýla is a mythic giantess who comes down from the mountains at Christmas to eat all the bad children.
Gryphon m English
Alternate spelling of Griffin, inspired by the word Gryphon/Griffin, a creature with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle, ultimately from Greek γρυψ (gryps).
Gryzelda f Polish
Polish form of Griselda.
Grzech m Polish
Diminutive of Grzegorz.
Grzegórz m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Gregory.
Grzëmisłôw m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Grzymisław.
Grzenia m Kashubian
Diminutive of Grzegórz.
Grześ m Polish
Diminutive of Grzegorz.
Grzesiek m Polish
Diminutive of Grzegorz.
Grzesio m Polish
Diminutive of Grzegorz.
Grzesiu m Polish
Diminutive of Grzegorz.
Grzészk m Kashubian
Diminutive of Grzegórz.
Grzymek m Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish short form of Peregryn.
Guabancex f New World Mythology
Possibly means "rider of the hurricane" in Taíno. This was the name of a Taíno wind and water goddess who personified the hurricane. She was the strongest deity in the Taíno pantheon and the only female zemí.
Guacanagari m Taíno
Name of the king, cacique of Marian a kingdom on the island of Hispaniola. Marian was captured by the Spanish and Guacanagari fled.
Guacimara f Spanish (Canarian)
This name may come from Guanche masculine agent noun *wazimar meaning "strong, sturdy, powerful, able."... [more]
Guada f Spanish
Diminutive of Guadalupe.
Gualbert m French
French variant of Gualberto.
Gualdo m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian form of Waldo. The modern Italian form is Valdo.
Gualduccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Gualdo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
Gualfard m Catalan French
Catalan and French form of Wulfhard via it's Latinized form Gualfardus.
Gualfardo m Italian Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Wulfhard via it's Latinized form Gualfardus
Gualfredo m Medieval Italian (Tuscan)
Tuscan form of both Walahfrid and Walfrid (see Waldfrid), as Germanic Wal- is typically transformed into Gual-.
Gualfreduccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Gualfredo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
Gualhard m Gascon
Gascon form of Galhard.
Gualteria f Galician
Feminine form of Gualterio.
Gualterus m Dutch, German
Archaic variant of Walterus.
Gualtieru m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Gualtiero.
Guamaral f Mongolian
Derived from гуа (gua) meaning "gorgeous, alluring, beautiful" and марал (maral) meaning "deer".
Guanero m Italian
Italian form of Werner.
Guang m Taiwanese
Means "light, glory" in Taiwanese.
Guanghui m & f Chinese
From Chinese 光 (guāng) meaning "light, brilliant, shine" combined with 徽 (huī) meaning "emblem, badge, crest", 惠 (huì) meaning "favour, benefit" or 輝 (huī) meaning "brightness"... [more]
Guangliu m & f Chinese
From the Chinese character 光 (guāng) meaning "light, brilliant, shine" or 广 (guǎng) meaning "broad, wide, vast" combined with 瑠 (liú) meaning "lapis lazuli", 榴 (liú) meaning "pomegranate", 流 (liú) meaning "flow, stream, current", 柳 (liǔ) meaning "willow", 刘 (liú) meaning "kill, destroy" or 六 (liù) meaning "six"... [more]
Guangmei f & m Chinese
From Chinese 光 (guāng) meaning "light, brilliant, shine" or 广 (guǎng) meaning "broad, wide, vast" combined with 美 (měi) meaning "beautiful" or 梅 (méi) meaning "plum, apricot"... [more]
Guangming m & f Chinese
From Chinese 广 (guǎng) meaning "broad, wide, vast" or 光 (guāng) meaning "light, brilliant, shine" combined with 明 (míng) meaning "bright, light, clear" or 铭 (míng) meaning "inscribe, engrave"... [more]
Guanhumara f Welsh Mythology
Latin form of Guinevere found in some manuscripts of Geoffrey of Monmouth's 'Historia Regum Britanniae'.
Guanliang m Chinese
From Chinese 关 (guān) meaning "frontier pass, shut, relation" combined with 良 (liáng) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", as well as other character combinations.
Guañon m Spanish (Canarian, Archaic)
From Guanche *wahnūn, meaning "well-mannered one".
Guanyin f Chinese Mythology
Means "one who observes sounds" from Chinese 观 (guān) meaning "to observe, to view" and 音 (yīn) meaning "sound, tone", referring to the prayers and cries of those who need help... [more]
Guarionex m Taíno
From Taino "brave noble lord." Guarionex was the king, cacique of Magua, a kingdom on the island of Hispaniola. He was eventually captured by the Spanish after fleeing their attacks.
Guarnerio m & f Italian (Tuscan)
Unknown meaning of Tuscan origin that originally was a surname.
Guasche f Caucasian Mythology, Circassian
Derived from Circassian гуащэ (g°āš̍ă) meaning "lady, princess". In Circassian mythology, Guasche (or Gwasche) is a protectress and patroness goddess.
Guayanfanta f Spanish (Canarian, Archaic)
From Guanche *wayya-n-fanṭaz, meaning "proud" (literally "spirit of vanity").
Guayarmina f Spanish (Canarian)
Of Guanche origin, a name that referred to the Canopus star. She was one of Tenesor's daughters.
Guayo m Spanish
Diminutive of Eduardo.
Guayota m Guanche Mythology
Guayota or Guaiota was the name given by the Guanches, ancient aborigines of the island of Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain) to the main evil entity of their mythology according to the first historians of the Canary Islands.... [more]
Gubajuti m & f Bandial
Means "they do not have you" in Banjal.
Gubaz m Georgian
Georgian form of Gubazes. A known bearer of this name is Georgian politician Gubaz Sanikidze (b. 1967).
Gubazes m Ancient Persian (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Greek Γουβάζης (Goubázēs) or Γωβάζης (Gōbázēs), which itself is the hellenized form of an ancient Persian compound name. The original Persian form of the name is unclear, as is its meaning... [more]
Gubazi m Georgian (Rare)
Variant form of Gubaz.
Gubbe m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gubbi or from Old Swedish gubbe meaning "old man".
Gubbel m Dutch
Variant of Gobel.
Gubbi m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse diminutive of Guðbiǫrn.
Gubena f African American
English corruption of Abena. This was used by early slaves in the American south. Attested in the 1730's in South Carolina.
Guccia f Medieval Italian
Feminine form of Guccio.
Guccio m Medieval Italian
Short form of Arriguccio, Uguccio and other pet forms that end in -guccio.... [more]
Gucia f Polish
Diminuitve of Gustawa.
Gucio m Polish
Diminutive of Gustaw.
Güçlü m Turkish
Means "strong" in Turkish.
Gudbjørg f Norwegian, Faroese
Norwegian and Faroese younger form of Guðbjǫrg.
Gudbjørn m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian modern form of Guðbiǫrn.
Gude m & f Swedish
Variant of Gautr or diminutive of names containing the element gud ("god" or "good").
Gude f Low German (Archaic), Medieval Baltic
Low German short form of names that contain either the element god- "god" or guth- (Old High German gund) "war; fight".... [more]
Gudela f Medieval Jewish, Yiddish (Archaic)
Variant of Guthela. It was recorded in Frankfurt, Germany in the 1300s.
Gudench m Romansh
Romansh form of Gaudentius, traditionally found in the Engadine valley.
Gudeta m Amharic
Means "obligation" in Amharic.
Gudgion m Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Gideon.
Gudhfridh m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðfríðr.
Gudhir m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðvér.
Gudhlef m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðlæifr.
Gudhlek m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðleikr.
Gudhmund m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðmundr.
Gudhmundh m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant form of Gudhmund.
Gudhniut m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðniútr.
Gudhvi f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Guðví.
Gudilub m Ancient Germanic (Gothic)
Perhaps composed of guþ "God" + lubo "love" or liufs "dear".
Gudisa m Abkhaz
Means "rough heart, cruel heart" possibly from Abkhaz аӷәӷәа (āγ°γ°ā) meaning "strong, rough" and агәы (ā-g°ə́) meaning "heart".
Gudit f Eastern African, Ge'ez
Ge'ez form of Judith.... [more]
Gudjón m Faroese
Faroese form of Guðjón.
Gudleif m Norwegian
Younger form of Guðleifr.
Gudman m Danish
Danish variant of Gudmand.
Gudmand m Danish
Danish younger form of Guðmann.
Gudmanda f Norwegian (Archaic)
Feminine form of Gudmann as well as a variant of Gudmunda recorded in the late 19th century.
Gudmann m Norwegian (Archaic)
Former Norwegian younger form of Guðmann.
Gudmar m Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare, Archaic), Old Swedish
Modern form of Guðmarr, an Old Norse name derived from the Old Norse name elements goðr "god" and mærr "famous".
Gudný f Faroese
Faroese younger form of Guðný.
Gudor m Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian variant of Guddor.
Gudrīte f Latvian (Rare)
Derived from Latvian gudrs "smart, clever; wise".
Gúdula f Catalan, Spanish
Catalan and Spanish form of Gudula.
Gudula f Dutch, German (Swiss), Galician
Derived from the Gothic element guths "god" or Gothic gôds "good" - see also Goede. This is the name of one of the patron saints of Brussels (Belgium).
Gudvar m Norwegian
Variant of Gudvard.
Gudve f Norwegian (Archaic), Medieval Scandinavian
Variant of Guðvé or Gudveig recorded in the late Middle Ages.
Gudveig f Norwegian, Swedish (Rare, Archaic)
Norwegian and Swedish form of Guðveig.
Gudvie f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Guðví.
Guedo m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a variant of Guido.
Guelfa f Italian (Tuscan)
Feminine form of Guelfo.
Guelfo m Italian (Tuscan)
Italian form of Welf.
Guelfuccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Guelfo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
Guelph m English (British, Rare, Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Guelph.... [more]
Guenda f Italian
Short form of Guendalina.
Guendalina f Italian
Of debated orign and meaning. While some academics consider this name an Italian form of Gwendoline, others consider it an Italian corruption of Gundelinda... [more]
Guenet m & f Amharic
Means "paradise" or "garden" in Amharic.
Guenevive f Spanish
Combination of Guinevere an Genevieve.
Guenna f English (American, Rare)
Extremely rare variant of Gwen.
Guénolé m Breton (Gallicized), Breton Legend
Gallicized form of Gwenole, itself derived from Old Breton uuin meaning "white", and by extension "fair; blessed", and uual "brave". This was the name of a legendary Breton saint who was inspired to found an abbey by a dream he had of Saint Patrick.
Guenter m German
Variant of Günther.
Guentigirn m Medieval Cornish
Possibly a Cornish adoption of Kentigern.
Guerau m Catalan
Catalan form of Gerald.
Guerdy m & f Haitian Creole
French phonetic spelling of Gerdi.... [more]
Guergoria f Aragonese (Rare)
Aragonese feminine form of Gregory.
Guergorio m Aragonese
Aragonese form of Gregory.
Guéric m French
Variant of Guerric.
Guérin m French (Rare)
French form of Warin. This is rare in France nowadays and is more commonly found as a patronymic surname.
Guerlande f French Creole
The name Guerlande is a French name of unknown meaning. It is often used in Haiti for girls.
Guérôme m Norman
Norman form of Jerome.
Guerrero m Spanish
Transferred use of the surname Guerrero.
Guerric m French
The most famous usage of this name was for Bl. Guerric (ou Guerry) of Igny (c. 1070/80-1157) the second Cistercian abbot at Igny Abbey. ... [more]
Guerrina f Italian, Sicilian
Italian feminine form of Guerrino and Sicilian feminine form of Guerrinu.
Guerrino m Italian
Variant of Guerrino combined with the word guerra "war". It was rather often given to boys born during the First World War (1915-1918). It's very old-fashioned today.
Guerrinu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Guerrino.
Guerruzza f Sicilian
Diminutive of Guerrina.
Guethencar m Medieval Breton
From Old Breton (g)uethen "warrior, war" and Old Breton car "friend, kinsman".
Guffredu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Goffredo.
Guga m Portuguese
Portuguese short form of Gustavo and Augusto, and Gonçalo.
Guga m Georgian
Diminutive of Giorgi. This name is not to be confused with the Georgian noun გუგა (guga) meaning "pupil" (as in, the part of the eye).
Gugghiermina f Sicilian
Feminine form of Gugghiermu.
Gugghiermu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of William.
Guglielm m Romansh
Romansh form of William.
Guglielmina f Italian
Diminutive of Guglielma and cognate of Wilhelmina.
Guglielmu m Corsican
Corsican form of William.
Guglielmuccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Guglielmo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
Gugma f Cebuano (Modern), Filipino (Modern)
Meaning "love" in Cebuano.
Gugu f Xhosa
Means "our pride" in Xhosa. A famous bearer is actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
Gugu m Portuguese
Diminutive of Gonçalo and Gustavo.
Gugu f Zulu
From Zulu igugu meaning "precious".
Guguçe f Albanian
Means "female turtledove" in Albanian.
Gugum m Sundanese
Derived from Sundanese gumbira meaning "happy, glad".
Gugushe f Albanian
Means "female ringdove" or "flower of the Judas tree" in Albanian.
Guhdar f Kurdish
Means "listener" in Kurdish.
Güher f Turkish
Turkish form of Gohar. A famous bearer is Turkish pianist Güher Pekinel (1951-).
Guhtur m Sami
Sami form of Guttorm.
Gui m French, Lengadocian, Gascon
French variant and Languedocian and Gascon form of Guy 1.
Guia f Italian (Rare)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include a feminine form of Guido, a variant of Gaia and an adoption of the Spanish name Guía.
Guia f Medieval Occitan
Feminine form of Gui.
Guialma f Medieval Catalan
Catalan cognate of Willelma.
Guiana f English (Modern), Medieval French, Occitan, Medieval Occitan, Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Derived from Guyenne, an occasional Occitan corruption of Aquitaine. Guiana is also sometimes a spelling for the country of Guyana in South America.
Guiâné f Norman
Norman form of Jeanne.
Guiânette f Norman
Diminutive of Guiâné.
Guibaldo m Italian (Archaic), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Wibald. Also compare Guidobaldo.
Guibaud m Medieval French
French form of Wibald.
Guibert m French (Rare)
French form of Wibert. This name has also been encountered as a variant form of Guilbert.
Guiberto m Italian (Archaic)
Italian form of Wibert and in some cases perhaps also a variant form of Gilberto and Gisberto... [more]
Guibinha m Portuguese
Diminutive of Guilherme.
Güicho m Spanish
Diminutive of Luis.
Guida f Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese short form of Margarida as well as a feminine form of Guido.
Guida f Medieval Italian, Italian
Feminine form of Guido.
Guidaí f & m Charrúa (Rare, Archaic)
Moon or spirit of the moon
Guidantonio m Italian
Combination of Guido and Antonio.
Guidinha f Portuguese
Diminutive of Margarida.
Guidoaldo m Medieval Italian
Italian form of Widald. The name might also have been a combination of Guido with Aldo in some cases.
Guidobaldo m Medieval Italian
Italian form of Witbald. There have also been cases where the name is a combination of Guido with Ubaldo.... [more]
Guidon m German (Modern, Rare)
An elaboration of Guido.... [more]
Guidotto m Medieval Italian
Diminutive of Guido, as -otto is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
Guidry m French (Cajun), Louisiana Creole
Transferred use of the surname Guidry. From a personal name based on the Germanic root waido ‘hunt’. The name is particularly associated with Cajuns in Louisiana, USA, who seem all to be descended from Claude Guédry dit Grivois, who arrived in Acadia before 1671.... [more]
Guidu m Corsican, Sicilian
Corsican and Sicilian form of Guido.
Guiduccio m Medieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Guido, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
Guifi f Chamorro
Means "dream" in Chamorro.
Guiga m Portuguese
Diminutive of Guilherme.
Guigui m Portuguese
Diminutive of Guilherme.
Guilaine f French (Rare)
Variant form of Ghislaine.
Guilbaud m Medieval French
French form of Wilbald (see Willibald).
Guilbert m French (Rare), English (Rare)
French form of Wilbert, since Germanic Wil- tends to become Guil- in French.... [more]
Guilberto m Medieval Italian, Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Wilbert as well as the medieval Italian form of that name. The modern Italian form is Vilberto.... [more]
Guildenstern m Literature
Guildenstern was a childhood friend of Hamlet in William Shakespeare's famous play, Hamlet.
Guile m Portuguese
Diminutive of Guilherme.
Guilelma f Medieval Catalan
Feminine form of Guilelm.
Guilford m English
From a surname which indicated a person from Guildford in Surrey, England, probably meaning "golden ford" from Old English gylde "golden" (in this case perhaps denoting a sandy hill) and ford... [more]
Guilhelma f Gascon
Feminine form of Guilhem.
Guilhem m Provençal, Gascon
Provençal and Gascon form of William.
Guilhemana f Gascon
Feminine form of Guilhèm.
Guilhemeta f Gascon, Provençal
Gascon diminutive of Guilhemana and Provençal feminine form of Guilhèm.
Guilhermina f Portuguese, Provençal
Portuguese and Provençal feminine form of Guilherme.
Guilho m Portuguese (Rare)
Either a diminutive or a short form of Guilherme.
Guilielmus m Dutch (Rare)
Variant of Wilhelmus. A known bearer of this name was the Flemish composer Guilielmus Messaus (1589-1640).
Guïljo m Dutch (Rare)
Either a dutchization of Guilho or a combination of a name that starts with Guil- (such as Guilielmus) with a name that starts with Jo- (such as Johannes and Jozef).
Guillaspick m Manx (Archaic)
Derived from Manx guilley "servant; boy, lad" and aspick "bishop". This name was traditionally Anglicized as the etymologically unrelated Archibald.
Guillaumette f French (Rare)
French diminutive of Guillaumine. Also compare names like Henriette and Juliette.
Guillaumine f French (Rare)
Feminine form of Guillaume. Also compare names like Albertine and Micheline.
Guille m Spanish
Diminutive of Guillermo.
Guillemette f French (Rare)
Variant form of Guillaumette. A known bearer of this name was the French noblewoman Guillemette of Neufchâtel (1260-1317).
Guillemine f French (Rare)
Variant form of Guillaumine. A known bearer of this name was the French painter Marie-Guillemine Benoist (1768-1826).
Guillemme m Medieval French
Middle French form of William.
Guillén m Aragonese, Galician (Rare)
Aragonese form of William and Galician variant of Guillerme.
Guillena f Aragonese
Feminine form of Guillén.
Guíller m Spanish
Diminutive of Guillermo.
Guillerma f Spanish
Feminine form of Guillermo.
Guillerme m Galician (Rare)
Galician form of William.
Guillermina f Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of Wilhelmina.
Guilliot m Louisiana Creole
Transferred use of the surname Guilliot.
Guillotin m Medieval French
Diminutive of Guille, itself a short form of Guillaume. Also see Guillot.
Guinan f Popular Culture
Guinan is a supporting character on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Guinand m Medieval French
French form of Winand.