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Gabriel
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: strong man of God, hero of God; God is my hero
Info about origin: in the Bible Gabriel is one of the archangels; in the New Testament he announces the birth of Jesus to Maria
Words: geber=the man, the strong man (Hebrew) ; el=God, the powerful (Hebrew)
Female form: Gabriele
Variants: Gabriel  German, French, Dutch, English, Spanish, Portuguese   (#22 in US 2015 popularity)
 Gabriele  Italian
 Gabriello  Italian

Gael
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: male
Info about origin: origin not clear, maybe derived from 'gaelic'
 popular in Brittany
Variants: Gael  French   (#220 in US 2015 popularity)

Gage
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: assayer
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a job title for an assayer, i.e. for somebody who does assays or measurements
Words: guage=the gage (Old English)
Variants: Gage  English   (#242 in US 2015 popularity)
 Gauge  English   (#884 in US 2015 popularity)

Gannon
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: descendant of the fair one (?)
Info about origin: from an Irish family name 'Mag Fhionnain', maybe with the meaning 'descendant of the fair one'
Words: fionn=white, fair (Old Irish)
Variants: Gannon  English   (#531 in US 2015 popularity)

Gary
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name which derives from a given name
 that given name probably derives from various names with the Germanic 'gar' (spear) as first element
 could be also a pet form of 'Gareth'
Words: gar=the spear (Old English) ; ger=the spear (Old High German)
Variants: Gary  German, English   (#581 in US 2015 popularity)

Gavin
Language of origin: Welsh
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: white hawk
Info about origin: medieval Scottish form of a Norman-French name 'Gawain' which derives from a Welsh name 'Gwalchgwyn'
 in Arthurian legends Sir Gawain is a knight of the Round Table
Words: gwalch=the hawk (Welsh) ; gwen=white, fair, shining, holy (Welsh)
Variants: Gavin  English, Welsh, Scottish   (#70 in US 2015 popularity)

Geoffrey
Language of origin: Germanic
Gender: male
Info about origin: old Germanic two-element name whose Old French form became popular
 brought to England by the Normans
 probably several names merged into one, with the first elements 'gawja' (region, area) and 'walah' (stranger)
 often confused with the name 'Godfrey'/'Gottfried'
Words: gawja=the region, the area (Germanic) ; walah=the stranger (Germanic) ; friduz=the peace, the protection (Germanic)
Variants: Geoffrey  German, English
 Geoffroi  French
 Geoffroy  French
 Jeffery  English   (#776 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jeffrey  English   (#290 in US 2015 popularity)

Georg
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: farmer, earthworker
Info about origin: known from Saint George, legendary dragon slayer, patron saint of England (3th/4th century AD) and one of the 14 Holy Helpers
Words: georgos=the farmer, the earthworker (Old Greek) ; ge=the earth (Old Greek) ; ergo=to work (Old Greek)
Female form: Georgia
Variants: Georg  German, Scandinavian
 Jörg  German
 Jürgen  German
 Schorsch  German
 George  English   (#135 in US 2015 popularity)
 Georges  French
 Georgius  Dutch
 Giorgio  Italian
 Jordy  Dutch   (#874 in US 2015 popularity)
 Jorge  Spanish   (#225 in US 2015 popularity)
 Juri  Russian

Gerald
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: old Germanic two-element name
Words: ger=the spear (Old High German) ; waltan=to rule (Old High German)
Variants: Gerald  German, English   (#764 in US 2015 popularity)
 Gerhold  German
 Gerold  German
 Gerry  German, English
 Jerry  German, English
 Geraldo  Italian
 Giraldo  Italian
 Gérald  French

Gerard
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: old Germanic two-element name
Words: ger=the spear (Old High German) ; harti=brave, hardy (Old High German)
Variants: Gerard  English, Dutch
 Gerd  German
 Gerhard  German, Scandinavian
 Gerhart  German, Scandinavian
 Gero  German
 Gert  German
 Garet  English
 Garrett  English   (#273 in US 2015 popularity)
 Gerardo  Italian, Spanish   (#417 in US 2015 popularity)
 Gérard  French

German
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the Teuton
Info about origin: from 'Germanus', a Latin cognomen for somebody from one of the several Teutonic tribes
 the origin of this cognomen which is mentioned 80 BC for the first time is not known for sure
Variants: German  German
 Germain  German
 Germano  Italian
 Jermaine  English   (#761 in US 2015 popularity)

Giancarlo
Language of origin: Italian
Gender: male
Info about origin: combination of 'Gianni' and 'Carlo'
Variants: Giancarlo  Italian   (#841 in US 2015 popularity)

Gibson
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Gilbert
Info about origin: from a very old English family name with the meaning 'son of Gilbert'
Words:  (English)
Variants: Gibson  English   (#944 in US 2015 popularity)

Gideon
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: feller, hewer of wood (?)
Info about origin: meaning not known for sure, probably 'feller' or 'hewer' (of wood)
 in the Bible Gideon is the 5th judge of Israel
Words: gada=to cut, to hew (Hebrew)
Variants: Gideon  German, English, French   (#328 in US 2015 popularity)
 Gedeone  Italian

Gilbert
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: old Germanic two-element name
 known from a Medieval custom to leave children at foreign courts, as a pledge confirming alliances
Words: gisal=the pledge, the hostage (Old High German) ; beraht=bright (Old High German)
Variants: Gilbert  German, English, French   (#982 in US 2015 popularity)
 Gilberto  Italian
 Gilles  French

Gordon
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: great hill (?)
Info about origin: originally a Scottish family name, the name of one of the greatest clans
 maybe of Celtic origin with the meaning 'great hill'
 maybe of Old French/Norman origin, from one of the several cities in France with the name 'Gourdon'
Words: gor=great (Celtic) ; dun=the hill, the fort (Celtic)
Variants: Gordon  English, Scottish   (#812 in US 2015 popularity)

Grady
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Grádaigh
Info about origin: from an Irish family name 'Ó Grádaigh' with the meaning 'descendant of Grádaigh'
 'Grádaigh' itself probably means 'the noble'
Words: gradach=noble (Old Irish)
Variants: Grady  English, Irish   (#353 in US 2015 popularity)

Graham
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: grey house (?)
Info about origin: from a Scottish family name that derives from an Old English place name
 the meaning of the place name is not known for sure, maybe 'grey house'
Words: graeg=grey (Old English) ; ham=the home, the house (Old English)
Variants: Graham  English, Scottish   (#176 in US 2015 popularity)

Grant
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the great
Info about origin: from a Scottish family name which derives from Norman-French 'grand'
Words: grand=great, large (Old French)
Variants: Grant  English, Scottish   (#177 in US 2015 popularity)

Gray
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: grey
Info about origin: from a family name originally for someone with grey hair
Words:  (English)
Variants: Gray  English
 Grey  English   (#916 in US 2015 popularity)

Grayson
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Grave
Info about origin: means 'son of Grave', with the family name 'Grave' derived from an Old English job title 'greyve' (steward)
Words:  (English) ; greyve=the steward (Old English)
Variants: Grayson  English   (#47 in US 2015 popularity)
 Graysen  English   (#831 in US 2015 popularity)
 Greyson  English   (#111 in US 2015 popularity)

Gregory
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the watchful
Info about origin: late Roman cognomen with a Greek origin
 popular among the early Christians, interpreted as 'watchfully awaiting the return of Jesus'
 in the Middle Ages a very popular name for popes
 until now there were 16 popes with this name
Words: gregoros=watchful, alert (Old Greek)
Variants: Gregory  English   (#346 in US 2015 popularity)
 Gregor  German, Scottish
 Gregorio  Italian, Spanish
 Grégoire  French
 Grégory  French

Griffin
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: griffin
Info about origin: from 'griffin', the English word for a mythological creature with the body of a lion and the head and wings of a bird of prey
 the word itself has Greek roots
Words:  (English)
Variants: Griffin  English   (#236 in US 2015 popularity)

Günther
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: old Germanic two-element name
 in the German 'Nibelungenlied' Günther is a Burgundian king
Words: gund=the fight (Old High German) ; heri=the army, the warrior (Old High German)
Variants: Günther  German
 Gunter  German
 Gunther  German
 Günter  German
 Gunnar  Scandinavian   (#386 in US 2015 popularity)
 Gunner  English   (#238 in US 2015 popularity)

Gustaf
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: male
Info about origin: name of Old Norse origin with disputed meaning, maybe 'staff of the Goths'
 this was the name of 6 Swedish kings
Words: gautr=the goth (Old Norse) ; stafr=the stick, the staff (Old Norse)
Variants: Gustaf  German, Scandinavian
 Gustav  German
 Gustaaf  Dutch
 Gustave  French, English
 Gustavo  Italian, Spanish, Portuguese   (#528 in US 2015 popularity)