Submitted Names Starting with G

gender
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Gie f English
Diminutive of Giselle.
Gieanne f English
Variant of Jeanne.
Gied m Dutch (Rare), Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Aegidius (see Giles) and its variant spelling Egidius. In rare cases, this name can also be a short form of Gideon.... [more]
Giedo m Dutch (Rare)
Variant spelling of Guido. A notable bearer of this name is the Dutch racing driver Giedo van der Garde (b. 1985).
Giedymin m Polish
Polish form of Gediminas.
Giêg m & f Chinese (Teochew)
Teochew Chinese form of Jie.
Giel m Dutch
Transferred use of the surname Giel.
Gieli m Romansh
Romansh form of Julius, traditionally found in the Surselva region.
Gielo m Silesian
Diminutive of Grzegorz.
Gienek m Polish
Diminutive of Eugeniusz.
Gienia f Polish
Diminutive of Eugenia.
Gienio m Polish
Diminutive of Eugeniusz.
Gierá f Sami
Meaning unknown.
Gierołt m Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of Gerald.
Giertruda f Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of Gertruda.
Gieselle f English
Variant of Giselle.
Gifford m English
Transferred use of the surname Gifford. Notable namesake is Gifford Pinchot (1865 - 1946) first Chief of the United States Forest Service.
Gift f & m English (Puritan), English (African, Rare)
From the English word "gift", ultimately from Old Norse. A rare Puritan virtue name.
Giga m Georgian
Diminutive of Grigol and sometimes also of Giorgi. Also compare Gigola.
Gigel m Romanian
Originally a diminutive of Gheorghe and George, used as a given name in its own right.
Gigetta f Italian
Feminine diminutive of Gigi.
Giggino m Italian
A diminutive form of Luigi.
Gigha f English (Rare)
From place name Gigha.
Gígí f Icelandic
Icelandic diminutive of names beginning with Gí-.
Gigi f English
A pet form of Giselle or Gilberte and made popular by the hit musical 'Gigi'
Gigi m Georgian, Romanian
In Georgia, this name is a diminutive of Giorgi and Grigol (compare Gigola).... [more]
Gigia f Italian
Feminine form of Gigi via the variant Gigio.
Gígja f Icelandic
Modern adoption of an Old Norse byname meaning "fiddle, violin" in Icelandic (a poetic term), from Old Norse gígja (which relates to (and perhaps derives from) Middle Low German gīge).
Gígjar m Icelandic
Icelandic masculine form of Gígja.
Giglio m Italian (Rare)
Italian cognate of Gilles. The name coincides with Italian giglio "lily".
Gigliola f Italian (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Even though folk etymology likes to derive this name from Italian giglio "lily" (Latin lilium), "a plant considered to symbolize the qualities of candor and purity", it is more likely derived from masculine Giglio or Gilio.
Gigola m Georgian (Rare)
Diminutive of Grigol. A notable bearer of this name was the Georgian actor Grigol "Gigola" Talakvadze (1914-2001).
Gi-gwang m Korean
From Sino-Korean 起 "rise, stand up; go up; begin" and 光 "light, brilliant, shine; only".
Gihay f Cebuano
Means "petal" in Cebuano.
Gi-hyeon m Korean
From Sino-Korean 琦 "gem, precious stone, jade" or 基 "foundation, base" (gi) and 鉉 "device for carrying a tripod" (hyeon).
Gijsbertus m Dutch
Semi-latinised form of Ghijsbert.
Gijsje m & f Dutch, West Frisian
When borne by a female person, this name is a good example of how one can turn a very masculine name (Gijs) into a feminine name by simply adding the diminutive suffix je to the original name... [more]
Gila f Medieval Catalan
Feminine form of Gilo.
Gila f Hebrew
Variant of Gilah.
Gila f German
A short form and pet form of Gisela.
Gilabèrt m Gascon, Provençal
Gascon and Provençal form of Gilbert.
Gilaberta f Provençal
Feminine form of Gilabèrt.
Gilan m Popular Culture
Possibly a variant of the name 'Galen' meaning 'green'. A character from John Flanagan's 'Ranger's Apprentice'... [more]
Gilander m Manx (Archaic)
Derived from Manx guilley "servant; boy, lad" and the given name Andreays with the intended meaning of "servant of Saint Andrew" (since the names of saints were considered too holy for everyday use, they were usually prefixed until the 17th century).
Gilanei f Hebrew
Means "blossom; love of life" in Hebrew.
Gilang m Sundanese
Means "brilliant, shining, sparkling" in Sundanese.
Gilariy m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Hilarius.
Gilbèrt m Lengadocian, Gascon
Languedocian and Gascon form of Gilbert.
Gilbèrta f Gascon
Feminine form of Gilbèrt.
Gilbertas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Gilbert.
Gilbertine f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Gilbert.
Gilbertu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Gilberto.
Gilbrid m Manx (Archaic)
Derived from Manx guilley "servant; boy, lad" and the given name Bridey or Bríd with the intended meaning of "servant of Saint Bridget" (since the names of saints were considered too holy for everyday use, they were usually prefixed until the 17th century).
Gilchreest m Manx (Archaic)
Derived from Manx guilley "servant; boy, lad" and Creest "Christ". This name was traditionally Anglicized as Christopher.
Gilcolm m Manx (Archaic)
Derived from Manx guilley "servant; boy, lad" and the given name Colum with the intended meaning of "servant of Saint Columba" (since the names of saints were considered too holy for everyday use, they were usually prefixed until the 17th century).
Gilcowel m Manx (Archaic)
Derived from Manx guilley "servant; boy, lad" and the given name Cowel with the intended meaning of "servant of Saint Comgall", the early Irish saint who was the founder and abbot of the great Irish monastery at Bangor in Ireland (since the names of saints were considered too holy for everyday use, they were usually prefixed until the 17th century).
Gild f Swedish
Variant of Gilda.
Gildard m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic gild "sacrifice" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
Gildared m & f Ancient Germanic
A dithematic name formed from the Germanic name elements gild "worth; to be valid; money" and RAD "council; advice".... [more]
Gildàs m Provençal
Provençal form of Gildas.
Gildas m French (Rare)
Gallicized form of Breton Gweltaz via its medieval Latinization Gildasius. Gweltaz is certainly of Celtic origin, however, its meaning has been lost to time.
Gilde m Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Gildi.
Gildemar m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic gild "sacrifice" combined with Old High German mâri "famous."
Gilder m Popular Culture
A major character in Skies of Arcadia.
Gilderic m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic gild "sacrifice" combined with rîcja "powerful, strong, mighty." The second element is also closely related to Celtic rîg or rix and Gothic reiks, which all mean "king, ruler."
Gilderik m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Childeric.
Gildert m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Gildard.
Gildewin m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic gild "sacrifice" combined with Old High German wini "friend."
Gildi m Ancient Scandinavian
From Runic Swedish gildi meaning "guild-brother".
Gildí f Romani (Caló)
Means "lily" in Caló.
Gildine f French (Rare)
French form of Gildina.
Gildolf m Ancient Germanic
Variant spelling of Gildulf.
Gildulf m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic gild "sacrifice" combined with Gothic vulfs "wolf."
Gilen m Basque
One of the Basque forms of William.
Giles f Scots (Archaic)
Scots variant of Gillian.
Gileta f Lithuanian
Derived from Lithuanian gilus meaning "deep".
Gileta f Gascon
Gascon cognate of Gilette (via the Gascon masculine form Gili).
Giletta f Medieval Italian, Literature
Italian form of Gilette. Giletta di Narbona (Giletta of Narbonne in English) is a character in Giovanni Boccaccio's 'The Decameron' (1353).
Gilg m Alsatian (Archaic)
Vernacular form of Ägidius.
Gilgah m Mormon
Early Jaredite.
Gilgal m Mormon
Nephite commander at the battle of Cumorah (c. AD 385).
Gilgal m Hebrew (Archaic)
"Galgalatokai of the Twelve Stones") is the name of one or more places in the Hebrew Bible. ...... [more]
Gilgalad m Literature
Gilgalad, der Gierige ("Gilgalad, the greedy") is the main antagonist in the novel 'Igraine Ohnefurcht' by Cornelia Funke.... [more]
Gilhonyl m Manx (Archaic)
Derived from Manx guilley "servant; boy, lad" and the given name Conyll with the intended meaning of "servant of Saint Conall" (since the names of saints were considered too holy for everyday use, they were usually prefixed until the 17th century).
Gili m Gascon, Provençal
Gascon and Provençal form of Giles.
Gilian m & f Brazilian (Rare), French (Rare), English (Rare)
Brazilian, and French masculine form of Giliane as well as an English variant of Gillian.
Giliane f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), French (Rare)
Brazilian and French form of Gillian. It may have been influenced by Liliane.
Gilibèrt m Provençal
Provençal form of Gilbert.
Giliberta f Provençal
Feminine form of Gilibèrt.
Gilil f American, Hebrew
Meaning unknown.
Ġiljan m Maltese
Maltese form of Julian.
Giljanna f Faroese
Faroese form of Juliana.
Gill m English (Rare)
Variant of Gil.
Gill m & f Indian
This name derives from the Jatt tribe. All members of the Gill tribe will traditionally add Gill as their surname. This Jatt tribe can be found throughout the historic Punjab region and the regions bordering Punjab... [more]
Gill m & f Hebrew (Modern)
Variant of Gil 3, used as a unisex name.
Gilla f Medieval Scandinavian, Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Of debated origin and meaning. Some academics consider this name a short form of Gillaug, while others see it as a feminine form of Gilli... [more]
Gilla f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Cecilia, originally derived from a contraction of this name.
Gillain f Jamaican Patois
Possibly a misspelling of Gillian, a famous bearer of this name is Gillain Berry who is a Jamaican-Aruban model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Aruba 2010 on December 4, 2010 and represented her country in Miss Universe 2011 and Miss World 2011.
Gille m Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Gilde.
Gilleasbuig m Scottish Gaelic
Derived from Scottish Gaelic gille "servant, lad" and easbaig "bishop". This name used to be Anglicised as Gillespie and the etymologically unrelated Archibald.
Gillebeart m Scottish Gaelic
Younger form of Gille-Brìdhde "servant of Saint Bridget". This name used to be Anglicized as Gilbert.
Gillebert m French
Variant of Gilbert.
Gille Chrìost m Scottish Gaelic
Original Scottish Gaelic form of Gilchrist. This name used to be Anglicized as Christopher.
Gillen m Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of William.
Gilleoin m Manx (Archaic)
Derived from Manx guilley "servant; boy, lad" and the given name Eoin with the intended meaning of "servant of Saint John" (since the names of saints were considered too holy for everyday use, they were usually prefixed until the 17th century).
Gillermo m Basque
Basque form of William.
Gillette f Medieval French, French (Archaic)
Feminine form of Gilles via the obsolete masculine diminutive Gillet.
Gillette f English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Gillette.
Gilli m Ancient Scandinavian, Faroese
Of debated origin and meaning. Some academics consider this an Old Norse adoption of Gaelic names containing the element Gill, while others see it as an Old Norse short form of names beginning with the element Geirl-, and yet others consider it an Old Norse short form of names beginning with the element Gísl-.
Gilli f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Gili, or a combination of the names Gil 3 and Li 2, means "my joy", "my happiness" in Hebrew.
Gillie f English (Rare)
Variant of Jillie or short form of Gillianne.
Gillie f Romani
Derived from the Romani word djilia "song", which ultimately goes back to Sanskrit kheli "play; sport".... [more]
Gillie f Anglo-Norman, Medieval Irish
Feminine form of Giles and Gilles (and thus a cognate of Egidia) which was recorded in late medieval Ireland on women born into English and Anglo-Norman families.
Gillingr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from gjalla ("to scream") and -ingr (suffix meaning "son of" or "belonging to"). This is the name of a giant in Norse mythology.
Gillmore m English
Variant of Gilmore.
Gillo m Italian
Italian Hypocoristic variant of Egidio or Gilberto, famous bearers are Gillo Dorfles (12 April 1910 – 2 March 2018) an art critic and Gillo Pontecorvo (19 November 1919 – 12 October 2006) an Italian filmmaker.
Gillot f Medieval English
Diminutive of Gillian or Julian. See also Juliet.
Gilly f & m Hebrew (Modern)
Modern form of Gili.
Gilman m English
Means "Gilbert's man."
Gilmartyn m Manx (Archaic)
Derived from Manx guilley "servant; boy, lad" and the given name Martyn with the intended meaning of "servant of Saint Martin" (since the names of saints were considered too holy for everyday use, they were usually prefixed until the 17th century).
Gilmer m American
Variant of Gilmore.
Gilmetdin m Bashkir, Tatar
Means "flower of religion", derived from Bashkir and Tatar гөл (göl) meaning "flower" combined with Arabic دِين (dīn) meaning "religion, creed, faith".
Gilmor m English
Variant of Gilmore.
Gilmore m English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Gilmore.
Gilmore m Manx (Archaic)
Derived from Manx guilley "servant; boy, lad" and the given name More with the intended meaning of "servant of the Virgin Mary" (since the names of saints were considered too holy for everyday use, they were usually prefixed until the 17th century).
Gilmour m English
Variant of Gilmore.
Gilno m Manx (Archaic)
Derived from the Manx phrase Guilley ny Noo with the intended meaning of "servant of the Saints" (ultimately from Manx guilley "servant; boy, lad" and noo "saint").
Gilo m Medieval French, Medieval Italian, Medieval Spanish, Medieval Catalan
Short form of various names beginning with Proto-Germanic *gailaz "merry, excited; beautiful; lush, lustful".
Gilon m Lengadocian
Languedocian diminutive of Gili.
Gilona f Gascon
Feminine form of Gili (compare Gileta).
Gilor m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the name Gil 3 means "joy, happiness" and the name Or means "light".
Gilormi m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Gerolamo.
Gilormu m Sicilian
Variant of Girolmu.
Gilos f Uzbek
Means "sweet cherry" in Uzbek.
Gilpeddyr m Manx (Archaic)
Derived from Manx guilley "servant; boy, lad" and the given name Peddyr with the intended meaning of "servant of Saint Peter" (since the names of saints were considered too holy for everyday use, they were usually prefixed until the 17th century).
Gilperik m West Frisian
West Frisian form of Chilperic.
Gilraen f Literature
Means "wandering star" and can be found in J.R.R. Tolkien's works as the mother of Aragorn.
Gils m German (East Prussian)
East Prussian German form of Gallus.
Giltinė f Baltic Mythology
The Lithuanian goddess of death, first mentioned by Matthäus Prätorius.... [more]
Gilukhipa f Hurrian
Hurrian feminine name meaning "The sun goddess Hepa is my strength".
Gilvertos m Greek
Greek form of Gilbert.
Gily f & m Hebrew
Variant of Gili.
Gilyaz f Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish gelyas meaning "cherry".
Gimignano m Italian
Variant form of Geminiano.
Gimignanu m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Geminianus.
Gimilian m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Gemiliano.
Gimiliana f Sardinian
Feminine form of Gimilian.
Gimlé m Norse Mythology
Possibly means "place protected by fire". In Norse mythology this is a hall covered with gold where mankind will live after Ragnarǫk.
Gimli m Norse Mythology, Literature
In Norse Mythology, was a place where the survivors of Ragnarok were to live, meaning "highest heaven" or "lee of flames". ... [more]
Gimma f Sicilian
Sicilian variant of Gemma.
Gin m & f Japanese, Chinese (Hakka), Malaysian
A variant of Chin in Chinese, the use of the name in Singapore and Malaysia is likely based on the Chinese name.... [more]
Gin f & m English (Modern)
Short form of Virginia, Ginnifer, Ginette and other names containing the 'gin' sound... [more]
Gína f Portuguese (European)
Portuguese Form of Gina.
Gina f Japanese
Means "silver" in Japanese.
Gina f Urdu
Means "princess" in Urdu.
Ginafae f Literature, English
Combination of Gina and Fae. The name is used in one of R. A. Salvatore's 'Forgotten Realms' novels.
Ginalyn f Filipino
Combination of Gina and the popular suffix -lyn.
Gi-nam m Korean
From Sino-Korean 起 (gi) "rise, stand up; go up; begin", 旗 (gi) "banner, flag" or 氣 (gi) "life force" combined with 南 (nam) "south" or 男 (nam) "male, man".
Ginayal f Indigenous American
Meaning "Lost Sunrise"
Ginchiyo f Japanese (Rare)
Gin means "Silver", Chi means "One Thousand", "Pond",and if used in modern times it would be "Knowledge, Wisdom" from Chie.
Gincy f English (American, Rare)
Gincy. Nickname for Jane. Found at least in the 19th Century in the United States.... [more]
Gine f Medieval Baltic
Recorded in Latvia in the late Middle Ages, this name is of uncertain origin and meaning. However, a derivation from Old Prussian ginnis "friend" and a short form of Georgine have been suggested.
Ginebra f Spanish (Modern, Rare), Catalan
Spanish and Catalan cognate of Ginevra.
Ginepra f Italian
Feminine form of Ginepro.
Ginepro m Italian
Italian cognate of Junípero.
Ginerva f English (Rare)
Either a spelling error or a rare English variant of Ginevra influenced by Minerva.
Giñes m Basque
Basque form of Genesius.
Ginesa f Spanish
Feminine form of Ginés.
Ginesiu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Genesio.
Gineta f Provençal
Provençal form of Ginette.
Ginewra f Polish
Polish form of Guinevere.
Giñex m Basque
Basque form of Genesius.
Gingka m Japanese
Means "galaxy" and is the name of the main character of the childrens anime "Beyblade: Metal Fusion."
Ginia f English
Short form of Virginia.
Ginia f Sardinian
Variant of Gilla.
Giniel m Afrikaans
Giniel de Villiers is a South African rallye driver and winner of Rallye Dakar 2009.
Ginifer f English
Variant of Jennifer.
Ginikanwa f & m Igbo
Means "what is greater than a child" in Igbo.
Ginio m Spanish (Rare)
Short form of Higinio.
Ginivra f Sicilian
Variant of Ginevra.
Ginja f Japanese
Japenese
Ginko f Japanese
Means "silver child" in Japanese.
Ginna f Ancient Scandinavian, Swedish (Rare)
Short form of Ginnlaug and other names beginning with Ginn-.
Ginnar m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Variant of Ginnarr. In Norse mythology this is the name of a dwarf and another name for Odin.
Ginnarr m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from ginna ("to fool, to deceive; to bewitch") and herr ("army").
Ginnaru m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Gennaro.
Ginnette f English
Abbreviation of Virginia.
Ginnifer f English
A variant of Jennifer, originating from Guinevere.
Ginnlaug f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of ginna "to decoy", "entice", "enchant", "fool", "dupe", "deceive" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
Ginshi f Japanese
From Japanese 銀糸 (Ginshi), meaning "Silver Thread."
Ginta f Latvian
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a feminine form of Gints, a feminine form of Gintars and a purely phonetic coinage... [more]
Gintara f Lithuanian (Rare)
Latinate variant of Gintarė.
Gintars m Latvian
Latvian borrowing of Gintaras.
Gintautė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Gintautas.
Ginter m Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish form of Gunther.
Gintoki m Japanese (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
Combination of 銀 (gin) meaning "silver" and 時 (toki) meaning "time."... [more]
Gints m Latvian
Latvian short form of borrowed Lithuanian names that begin with the element Gint-, such as Gintaras and Gintautas.
Gintvilas m Lithuanian
Means "to defend hope", derived from Lithuanian ginti meaning "to defend, to protect" combined with Baltic vil meaning "hope" (see Viltautas). In other words: this given name is basically the same as Vilgintas, but with the name elements in different places.
Gintvilė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Gintvilas.
Gintvydas m Lithuanian
Derived from Lithuanian ginti meaning "to defend, to protect" combined with Baltic vyd meaning "to see" (see Vytautas). Also compare other names that end in -vydas, such as Alvydas and Tautvydas.
Gintvydė f Lithuanian
Feminine form of Gintvydas.
Ginueffa f Sicilian
Sicilian form of Genoveffa.
Ginvilas m Lithuanian
Variant form of Gintvilas.
Ginvilė f Lithuanian
Variant form of Gintvilė.
Ginvydas m Lithuanian
Variant form of Gintvydas.
Ginvydė f Lithuanian
Variant form of Gintvydė.
Gio m & f Italian, Dutch, Spanish
Italian variant of Giò, which is a short form of Giovanni (masculine) and Giovanna (feminine) and of some other Italian given names starting with Gio-.... [more]
Gioacchina f Italian
Feminine form of Gioacchino.
Gioan m Piedmontese
Variant of Gioann.
Gioana f Piedmontese
Piedmontese form of Joanna.
Gioan Baotixita m Vietnamese
Vietnamese version of Juan Bautista, used by Vietnamese Catholics.
Gioann m Piedmontese
Piedmontese form of John.
Gioberto m Italian
Italian form of Gaubert.
Giobúin m Irish
Irish form of Gibbon
Giocondo m Italian
Masculine form of Gioconda.
Gioela f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of Gioele.
Gioina f Italian (Rare)
Diminutive of Gioia.
Giolzi m Sardinian
Sardinian form of George.
Giomar f Medieval Portuguese
Medieval variant of Guiomar.
Giommaria m Sardinian
Contraction of Giovanni and Maria.
Gion m Romansh
Variant of Gian.
Gion m Spanish (Rare)
A probable name that old times use, now when they believe that it meant script or writing they used this as a name. This can mean person of "Art".
Giòna m Piedmontese
Piedmontese form of Jonah.
Gionatan m Italian
Italian form of Jonathan.
Giong f Chinese (Teochew)
Teochew Chinese form of Xi.
Gionina f Romansh
Romansh feminine form of Gion.
Gionna f Italian
Version of Gianna meaning god is gracious
Giora m Hebrew
Means "proselyte, convert to Judaism" in Aramaic. Simon bar Giora was a Jewish military leader in the First Jewish-Roman War (66-73 CE) whose father may have been a Gentile converted to Judaism.
Giordana f Italian
Feminine form of Giordano.
Giordi m Sardinian (Archaic)
Sardinian form of George.
Giorga f Sardinian
Feminine form of Giorghi.
Giorgakis m Greek
Modern Greek diminutive of Giorgos, 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.... [more]
Giorghi m Sardinian
Sardinian form of George.
Giorgi m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Giorgio.