Submitted Names Starting with G

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Geraldette f Obscure
Feminine form of Gerald.
Geraldyna f Polish
Feminine form of Gerald.
Geraldyne f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Gerald.
Geralt m Literature
Variant of Gerald used by Andrzej Sapkowski, a Polish writer, in the Witcher series. Geralt of Rivia (Geralt z Rivii) is the name of the main character.
Geralyn f English (American)
Perhaps an alteration of Geraldine influenced by Marilyn or Carolyn.
Gerana f Greek Mythology
Derived from γέρανος (geranos) meaning "crane".
Geranium f English
This name comes from the flower Geranium.
Gerar m & f Ancient Hebrew
Also Gerara, (LXX). Name of the land in which Abimelech dwelt. Genesis 20:2.
Gerardas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Gerard.
Gerardien f Dutch
Dutch form of Gerardine, with its spelling phonetical in nature.
Gerardina f Italian
Feminine form of Gerardo.
Gérardine f French
French feminine form of Gérard.
Gerardine f Dutch
Dutch form of Gérardine.
Gerardito m Spanish
Diminutive of Gerard.
Gerards m Latvian (Rare)
Latvian form of Gerhard.
Gerardson m Haitian Creole
Variant of Gerard, influenced by the spelling of Jackson, Nelson, Wilson and other names ending in -son.
Gerardu m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Gerard.
Gerardus m Ancient Germanic (Latinized), Dutch
Latinized form of Gerhard (see Gerard).
Geras m Greek Mythology
Means "old age." Geras was the spirit (daimon) of old age, one of the malevolent spirits spawned by the goddess Nyx (Night).
Gerasimakis m Greek
Modern Greek diminutive of Gerasimos, as it contains the modern Greek diminutive suffix -άκης (-akis). This name is typically only used informally, meaning: it does not appear on birth certificates.
Gérasime m French
French form of Gerasimos.
Gerasime m Georgian
Georgian form of Gerasimos.
Gerat m Sorbian, Kashubian, Silesian
Sorbian, Kashubian and Silesian form of Gerhard.
Gerata f Kashubian
Feminine form of Gerat.
Geraud m Lengadocian, Gascon
Languedocian and Gascon form of Gerald.
Gerauda f Lengadocian, Gascon
Feminine form of Geraud.
Gerazym m Polish
Polish form of Gerasimos.
Gerbald m Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Garibald.
Gerbera f Hungarian
Means "gerbera flower".
Gerberga f Ancient Germanic, History, Medieval German
Variant of Gariburg. Gerberga was the name of the second wife of Charlemagne.
Gerbert m Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Garibert.
Gerboud m Dutch
Dutch form of Gerbald.
Gerbrand m Dutch
Dutch form of Garibrand.
Gerburg f German
German form of Gariburg.
Gerco m Dutch
Derived from Gero, which is a short form of Germanic names containing the element ger meaning "spear". A known bearer of this name is the Dutch show jumping equestrian Gerco Schröder (b... [more]
Gerdan f Kurdish
Means "neck, collar" in Kurdish.
Gerdeke f Medieval Baltic
Recorded in 16th-century Latvia
Gerdi m & f German, Dutch
Pet form of names like Gerhard, Gerd, or Gerda.
Gerdie f & m Dutch
Pet form of names like Gerhard, Gerd, or Gerda.
Gerdien f Dutch
Dutch form of Gerdine, with its spelling phonetical in nature.
Gerdika f Old Swedish
Diminutive of Gerda.
Gerdine f French
French short form of Gérardine.
Gerdis f Swedish (Rare)
Swedish form of Geirdís.
Gerdlinde f German (Rare)
A 20th century coinage formed from the given name Gerd and the name element LIND "linden tree, lime; shield (made of lime wood); gentle, soft"
Gerdûn m & f Kurdish
Means "universe, world" in Kurdish.
Gerduška f Czech
Diminutive form of Gerda.
Gerdy f & m Dutch
Pet form of names like Gerhard, Gerd, or Gerda.
Gerebald m Norman
Norman form of Gerbold.
Gereke m Medieval Scandinavian
Meaning uncertain. The first element is possibly derived from Old Norse geirr "spear". The second element could possibly be related to Old Norse rikr "mighty, rich" or leikr "game, play".
Gereldine f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Gereld.
Gerelma f Buryat
Means "light mother" in Buryat, from Mongolian гэрэл (gerel) meaning "light" combined with the suffix -маа (-maa) meaning "mother".
Gerelt m Mongolian
Means "radiant, bright, shining" in Mongolian.
Gereltsetseg f Mongolian
Means "flower of light" in Mongolian.
Geremi m Various
Variant of Jeremy.
Geremy m English
Variant of Jeremy.
Gerens m Cornish
Cornish form of Geraint.
Gerfridh f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gæirfríðr.
Gerge m German (East Prussian)
Contracted form of George.
Gerges m Coptic
Coptic form of Georgios (see George).
Gergori m Basque
Basque form of Gregory.
Gerharda f German
Feminine form of Gerhard or Gerhardt.
Gerharde f German
Variant of Gerharda.
Gerhards m Latvian (Rare)
Latvian form of Gerhard.
Gerhardus m Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Gerard.
Gerhart m German
Variant of Gerhard or Gerhardt.... [more]
Gerhaus f Medieval German
Formed from the name elements GER "javelin, spear" and HAUS (with unclear meaning, see Husa).
Gerhelm m German
German form of Garihelm.
Gerhilde f Theatre
Variant of Gerhild, used by Wagner as a name for a valkyria.
Geri m Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse gjarn "greedy", which is related to Gothic gairns (see Adalgern). In Norse mythology, Geri is the name of one of Odin's two wolves... [more]
Geri f English
Short form of Geraldine. A famous example of this is Geri Halliwell from the Spice Girls.
Geri m Gascon
Gascon form of Giles.
Geri m Hebrew (Modern)
Diminutive of Gershom.
Geric m Literature
The name of a character in The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale.
Gerik m German (Rare)
A Low German name formed from the name elements GER "javelin, spear" and RIK "king, ruler".... [more]
Gerinda f Dutch (Rare)
This name is a contracted form of either Gerlinda or Gerswintha (via its variant form Gerswinda).
Gerion m Greek (Latinized)
Latinisation of Geryon.
Gerita f Medieval Italian (Tuscan)
Diminutive of names ending in -gera.
Gerke m & f Dutch, Low German (Rare)
Dutch and very rare Low German diminutive form of German names beginning with Ger-.
Gerko m Dutch
Variant of Gerco.
Gerland m Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Gariland.
Gerlanda f Sicilian
Feminine form of Gerlando.
Gerlando m Italian
Italian form of Gerland. Gerlando di Agrigento is the patron saint of Agrigento in Sicily. Other famous bearers are the painter Gerlando Marsiglia, and the actor Gerlando Buzzanca (AKA Lando Buzzanca)
Gerle f Hungarian (Modern, Rare)
Directly taken from Hungarian gerle "turtle dove".
Gerli f Estonian
Variant of Kerli.
Gerliese f German (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Combination of a feminine given name that starts with Ger- (such as Gerlinde and Gertrud) with Liese.
Gerlin f Medieval German, Estonian (Modern)
Medieval German diminutive of Gertrud and Estonian elaboration of Gerli.
Gerlinda f Dutch (Rare), Polish, Slovene
Dutch variant and Polish and Slovene form of Gerlinde.
Gerlise f Dutch (Rare)
Variant spelling of Gerliese.
Gerloff m Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian younger form of Gæirlæifr.
Gerlög f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gæirlaug.
Gerløgh f Old Danish
Old Danish form of Gæirlaug.
Germà m Catalan
Catalan form of Germanus.
Germanas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Germanus.
Germane m Georgian
Georgian form of Germanus.
Germánico m Spanish
Spanish form of the name Germanicus.
Germânico m Portuguese
Portuguese form of the name Germanicus.
Germanico m Italian
Italian form of the name Germanicus.
Germanicus m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from Germania, traditionally the area north of the Roman Empire inhabited by the early Germanic tribes. This was the agnomen of the Roman General Germanicus (24 May 15 BC – 10 October AD 19), maternal grandson of Triumvir Mark Anthony and father of Roman Emperor Caligula (31 August 12 – 24 January 41).
Germanos m Greek
Greek form of Germanus.
Germanu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Germano.
Germany f & m English
From the country in Europe.
Germokrat m Russian
Russian form of Hermokrates.
Germond m Gascon (Archaic), Lengadocian (Archaic)
Gascon and Languedocian form of Germund.
Germot m Manx
Variant of Dermod.
Gernand m Dutch
Dutch form of Garinand.
Gérold m Norman
Norman form of Gerald.
Gérôme m French
Variant of Jérôme.
Geromy m Literature
Corruption of Jeremy, used as the name of the token black character in popular webcomic series Sweet Bro and Hella Jeff by Andrew Hussie.
Geroncio m Spanish
Spanish form of Gerontios via Gerontius.
Gerone m Italian
Italian form of Hieron (see Hiero).
Geròni m Gascon
Gascon form of Jerome.
Géronte m French
French form of Gerontios via Gerontius.
Geronti m Georgian (Rare)
Georgian form of Gerontios (see Gerontius). A known bearer of this name was Geronti Kikodze (1886-1960), a prominent Georgian literary critic and thinker.
Gerontios m Late Greek
Original Greek form of Gerontius.
Gerontiy m Russian
Russian form of Gerontios.
Geronzio m Italian
Italian form of Gerontios via Gerontius.
Geronziu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Geronzio.
Geroteo m Italian (Archaic), Spanish (Archaic)
Italian form of Hierotheus (see Hierotheos) as well as a Spanish variant of Jeroteo.
Gerovit m Germanic Mythology, Slavic Mythology
Most likely a German corruption of Slavic Jarovit.... [more]
Geroy m African American
Possibly a combination of George & Leroy.
Gerran m English (British)
Welsh for man
Gerren m Cornish
Variant of Gerens.
Gerrett m Dutch, Frisian
Old Germanic two-element name. Dutch and Frisian form from the given Germanic name Garrett.
Gerri f English
Feminine variant of Gerry.
Gerrie f & m Dutch, Limburgish
Diminutive of Gerrit and Gerarda; the name is most common among women.
Gerrieke f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch diminutive of Gerarda via its other diminutive Gerrie. So, in other words, this name is basically a combination of Gerrie with the Dutch diminutive suffix -ke.
Gerritjan m Dutch (Rare)
Combination of the names Gerrit and Jan.... [more]
Gerritt m Dutch, Frisian
Variant of Gerrit.
Gerrylt m Manx
Manx form of Gerald.
Gerryltagh f Manx (Modern, Rare)
Modern coinage intended as a feminine form of Gerrylt and a Manx equivalent of Geraldine.
Gers m Dutch
Diminutive of Gerwin used by Dutch rapper, Gers Pardoel
Gerša f Sorbian
Sorbian short form of Gertrude.
Gersemi f Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse gersemi "treasure, something which is considered precious or valuable". In Norse mythology this is one of Freyja and Óðr's daughters.
Gersende f French (Rare)
French form of Gerswintha. Another theory, however, suggests that Gersende might also be derived from the Germanic name Garsind, and thus ultimately from the Germanic elements ger "spear" and sind "journey".
Gersh m Russian, Jewish
Russian form of Hirsh.
Gershel m Russian, Jewish
Russian form of Hershel, and diminutive of Gersh.
Gersom m Dutch, Hebrew (?)
Dutch form of Gershom.
Gérson m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese (Brazilian) form of Gerson.... [more]
Geršon m Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Gershon.
Gerswintha f Ancient Germanic, History
The first element of this name is derived from Gothic gairu (gêr in Old High German) "spear", or from garva (garo in Old High German, and gearu in Anglo-Saxon) "ready, prepared." The second element is derived from Gothic svinths (swind in Old High German) "strength." Gerswintha was the name of one of Charlemagne's concubines.
Gerswith f Medieval German, German (Rare, Archaic)
Anglo-Saxon and Old High German form of Gerswintha.
Gerszom m Polish
Polish form of Gershom.
Gerta f German (Rare), Slovak (Rare)
German short form of Gertrud and Slovak short form of Gertrúda, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
Gertee m English
Diminutive of Gertrude.
Gertelote f Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Judeo-Anglo-Norman diminutive of Gertrude.
Gertey f English
Diminutive of Gertrude.
Gertha f English
Variant of Gerda, perhaps influenced by Bertha.
Gerthorn m Old Swedish
Derived from Old Swedish ger meaning "spear" combined with Old Swedish þorn meaning "thorn".
Gerður f Icelandic
Icelandic variant of Gerd 2.
Gerti f German
Variant of Gertie. This name is usually used as a nickname, not as a given name in its own right.
Gerti f Hungarian
Diminutive of Gertrúd, meaning "spear of strenght".
Gertka f Kashubian
Diminutive of Gerata via Geratka.
Gerton m Swedish (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Modern Swedish form of Gerthorn. In the Netherlands, there may also be cases where this name is a combination of the names Gert and Ton.
Gertroudi f Greek
Modern Greek form of Gertrude.
Gertruda f Soviet, Russian
Contraction of Russian герой труда (geroy truda) meaning "hero of labour" and of героиня труда (geroinya truda) meaning "heroine of labour". In a way, one could say that this name is a Soviet (re-)interpretation of the Germanic name Gertruda.... [more]
Gertrudo f Esperanto
Esperanto form of Gertrude.
Gerty f English
Diminutive of Gertrude.
Geruša f Croatian (Rare), Czech (Rare)
Diminutive of Gertruda (Czech and Croatian) and Geralda (Czech). Also compare Geruška.
Geruscha f German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of Gertrud.
Gerusha f Hebrew
Gerusha as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Gerusha is "sent away" or "stranger" it is also the original form of Jerusa
Geruška f Croatian (Rare), Czech (Rare)
Diminutive of Gertruda (Czech and Croatian) and Geralda (Czech). Also compare Geruša.
Gervaas m Dutch
Dutch form of Gervasius.
Gervai m Provençal
Provençal form of Gervasius.
Gervasa f Sicilian
Sicilian form of Gervasia via masculine Gervasu.
Gervasi m Georgian (Rare), Lengadocian, Provençal, Gascon
Georgian and Occitan form of Gervasius.
Gervàsia f Provençal, Gascon
Feminine form of Gervasi.
Gervasiu m Corsican
Corsican form of Gervasius.
Gervese m Medieval French
Recorded 18 times in Paris of 1292.
Gerwald m Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Gariwald.
Gerwar f & m Old Danish
Old Danish form of Gæirvǫr or Gæirvarr.
Gerwara f Old Danish
Variant of Gerwar or a feminine form of Gæirvarr.
Gerward m Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Gariward.
Gerwin m German
derived from germanic ger "spear" and vinr "friend"; "friend of the spear" is a warrior name
Gerwyn m Welsh
Means "rough and white" in Welsh.
Gery m English
Variant of Gary.
Gery m Hebrew
a pet name for Gershon.
Geryon m Greek Mythology
In Ancient Greek Mythology he is son of Chrysaor and Callirrhoe and grandson of Medusa. Geryon was a fearsome giant who dwelt on the island Erytheia of the mythic Hesperides in the far west of the Mediterranean... [more]
Geşa f Kurdish
From Kurdish geş meaning "bright, brilliant, shining".
Gesa f Frisian, Low German, German, Old Swedish
Originally a Low German short form of names beginning with either of the Old High German elements gêr meaning "spear" (especially Gertrud) or gisil "pledge, hostage" (compare Giselle), this name is now generally considered a short form of Gertrud.
Gesalec m Ancient Germanic, History
Form of Giselaic. Gesalec was the name of a 6th-century king of the Visigoths.
Gesaleico m Spanish
Spanish form of Gesalec.
Gesalico m Italian
Italian form of Gesalec.
Gesander m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Γέσανδρος (Gesandros). This given name could possibly be derived from Greek γῆ (ge) "the earth, soil, land" combined with Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man", but most likely it is actually of Scythian origin... [more]
Gésandre m French
French form of Gesander.
Gesche f German, Low German, Frisian
Frisian and Low German short form and diminutive of Gertrude.
Geşê f Kurdish
From Kurdish geş meaning "bright, shining".
Gese f Low German
Low German variant of Gesa.
Gesebo f & m Ijaw
Means "the just" in Ijaw.
Geseke f Low German (Rare), Frisian (Rare)
Low German and Frisian diminutive of Gese.
Gesekeme m Ijaw
Means "upright man" in Ijaw.
Geshem f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare), Biblical Hebrew
The Hebrew word גֶּשֶׁם (géshem) means "rain".... [more]
Gesher f & m Hebrew
Means "bridge" in Hebrew.
Gështenja f Albanian
From the Albanian gështenjë meaning "chestnut".
Geshtenje f Albanian
Means "chestnut" or "auburn" in Albanian.
Gesika f Old Swedish
Diminutive of Gesa.
Gesina f Dutch, German
Dutch and German diminutive of Gertrud (via the Low German Gesa).
Gesiye f & m Ijaw
Means "genuine" in Ijaw.
Geske f Frisian, Low German
Contracted form of Geseke.
Gest m Medieval English
Possibly derived from the germanic name element gest meaning "stranger" or "guest."
Gestar m Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of gestr "guest" and herr "army".
Gestheiður f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of gestr "guest" and heiðr "honour".
Gesthimani f Greek
Shift from Koine Greek Γεθσημανῆ (Gethsēmanê) (see Gethsemane).
Geštinanna f Near Eastern Mythology
The name of an early goddess of Southern Mesopotamia associated with writing and the netherworld. Her name means "Wine (or vine) of the heavens (or the god An)".
Gestný f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of gestr "guest" and "new".
Gestr m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse gestr meaning "guest".
Gestrún f Icelandic
From Old Norse gestr "guest" and rún "secret".
Gestur m Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese younger form of Gestr.
Ġesù m Theology
Maltese form of Jesus.
Gesù m Biblical Italian, Italian, Theology (Italianized)
Italian and Sicilian form of Jesus.
Gesualda f Sicilian
Feminine form of Gesualdo.
Gesualdo m Italian, Medieval Italian
Possibly an Italian form of Giswald, or perhaps derived from a combination of Italian Gesù and the Germanic element wald "rule".
Gesuina f Italian
Feminine form of Gesù.
Gesùs m Theology
Sardinian form of Jesus.
Gesza f Polish, Yiddish
Possibly a Yiddish and Polish form of Gesche
Gesztenye f Hungarian
Means "chestnut" in Hungarian.
Geta f Romanian
Short form of Georgeta.
Getachew m Eastern African, Amharic
Means "their lord", from Amharic ጌታ (géta) "Lord (Jesus), master".
Getaneh m Amharic
Means "you are a lord" in Amharic.
Getautas m Lithuanian
The first element of this name is either derived from the old Lithuanian verb gedauti meaning "to ask" or from the (more) modern Lithuanian verb gedėti meaning "to mourn, to grieve" as well as "to miss" and "to long, to yearn, to pine (for)"... [more]
Getautė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Getautas.
Geth m Welsh
Short form of Gethin.
Gether m Biblical
Genesis 10:23
Gethera f Swahili
Means "harvest" in Swahili.
Gethry m African American
Variant of surname Guthry.
Gethyn m Welsh
Variant of Gethin.
Getir m Old Danish
Old Danish form of Gæitir.
Getoar m Albanian
Albanian male name. It is composed of the first two letters of Albanian clan groups. GE stands for Gheg living in the north of Albanian lands (Northern Albania) and speaking the Gheg Dialect, TO for Tosk living in the south and speaking the Tosk Dialect, and AR for Arbëresh, Albanians living in Italy, Greece etc... [more]
Getsumei m Japanese
From Japanese 月明 (getsumei) meaning "moonlight", combined with 月 (getsu) meaning "moon" and 明 (mei) meaning "bright, clear, tomorrow". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Getsurin m Japanese
From Japanese 月 (Getsu) meaning "moon" and 輪 (rin) meaning "ring, loop". Other kanji combinations are possible.