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From Gabby to Gytha and everything in between, hundreds of baby girl names starting with the letter G along with the meanings and origin of each name.
Baby Naming Tip – Check out how popular the baby girl names you’re thinking about choosing are. You may want a trendy, popular name but keep in mind that trends change, often from year to year. On the plus side, there’s always common ground for your child with another child they share a name with.
Most Popular Baby Girl Names Starting with G
First we’ll start with the most popular baby girl names from 2018. They were:
Grace was the most popular baby girl name starting with G in
2018. This should come as no surprise as
Grace has been the most common baby girl name starting with G as far back as
2009. What a run!
Here’s how the top three names have looked over the past decade:
Grace wasn’t just popular for G girl names in 2018. Overall
it was the number 24 most popular name among all baby girl names in 2018.
Here’s how it looked when compared to all baby girls born in 2018.
While Grace was a popular choice in 2018, you can see it was
only about 95% as popular a baby girl name as Victoria. Just for fun, let’s take a look at the most
popular baby girl names beginning with G throughout history.
Now let’s look into what girl’s names lost and gained popularity in 2018, again only for names starting with G.
As you can see, Gentry jumped by 10 slots and Gwenyth was the smallest gainer in 2018, gaining only 1 spots.
Unique Baby Girl Names Starting With G
While it’s fun to see what lots of other people are naming their babies, many people prefer to find baby names that are more uncommon. To that end, below is the some of the more unique baby girl names starting with G.
Overall, Georgina was the 1263th most popular girl name in 2018 with 181 babies. That means there were 37x more Graces than Georginas last year. That makes it a very unique name!
If you don’t have your name in mind yet, don’t worry! Below we present a list of literally every baby girl name — including middle names — starting with G, the name’s meaning and origin. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
Gabby through Galen
- Gabby — God is my strength.
- Gabi — God is my strength.
- Gabriel Hebrew — God is my strength. One of the archangels in the Bible. A boy or girl’s name.
- Gabriela — God is my strength.
- Gabriella — God is my strength.
- Gabrielle — God is my strength.
- Gaby — God is my strength.
- Gadar Armenian — Perfection.
- Gae — Blithe, cheerful.
- Gaea Greek — Goddess of the Earth
- Gai — Blithe, cheerful.
- Gaia Greek — The earth. The earth goddess in Greek mythology.
- Gail Hebrew — Father’s joy. A short form of Abigail, but also used independently.
- Gainell unknown — to profit
- Gaines Middle English — increase in wealth
- Gajendra Hindu — elephant king
- Gala Swedish — singer
- Galatea Greek — Milky white. A figure from Greek mythology.
- Gale — A stranger. A boy or girl’s name.
- Galen Greek — The calm one, or the helper. A boy or girl’s name.
Galena through Gaylene
- Galena Latin — A lead-like metal.
- Gali Hebrew — spring, fountain
- Galia Hebrew — A wave.
- Galiena Teutonic — A lofty maiden.
- Galina Russian from Greek — Calm. Also see Helen.
- Galya Hebrew — God has redeemed.
- Gana Hebrew — A garden.
- Ganesa Hindu — good luck
- Gardenia — A flower name.
- Gargi Hindu
- Garland Old French — A crown or wreath of flowers. A boy or girl’s name.
- Garnet Old French — Dark red, from the colour of pomegranates. Also the name of a gemstone. A boy or girl’s name.
- Gauri Hindu — yellow
- Gavrila Hebrew — A heroine.
- Gay Old French — Blithe, cheerful.
- Gayatri Hindu — mother of the Vedas
- Gaye — Merry, happy.
- Gayle Hebrew — Father’s joy. A boy or girl’s name.
- Gayleen Hebrew — Father’s joy. A short form of Abigail, but also used independently.
- Gaylene Hebrew — Father’s joy. A short form of Abigail, but also used independently.
Gaynor through Gennifer
- Gaynor Welsh — Fair and soft. See Guinevere.
- Gazelle Latin — The antelope.
- Gebriele Hebrew — A woman of God. The feminine form of Gabriel.
- Gedala Aboriginal — The day.
- Gelasia Greek — Laughing, like a bubbling spring.
- Gelsey Persian — a flower
- Gemina Greek — A twin.
- Gemma Italian — A jewel or gem.
- Gena — Noble, wellborn.
- Gene Greek — Noble, wellborn. A boy or girl’s name.
- Genesia Latin — The newcomer.
- Genesis Hebrew — origin
- Genette — God is gracious. The feminine form of John. Also see Janelle, Janet, Janice, Janine, Jean, Joan, Joanne, Shane, Sim.
- Geneva — After the city in Switzerland. Also see Genevieve.
- Genevieve Old French — A woman of the people.
- Genie — Noble, wellborn.
- Genista Latin — From the name of the broom plant.
- Genji Chinese — gold
- Genna — Fair and soft. Also a variation of Guinevere.
- Gennifer — Fair and soft. Also a variation of Guinevere.
Genny through Gianina
- Genny — Fair and soft. Also a variation of Guinevere.
- Georgette — A girl from the farm. The feminine form of George.
- Georgia — A girl from the farm. The feminine form of George.
- Georgina Greek — A girl from the farm. The feminine form of George.
- Geraldine English from Old French — A noble spear-carrier. The feminine form of Gerald. Also see Gerarda.
- Geranium Greek — A flower name.
- Gerarda English from Old French — A brave spear woman. The feminine form of Gerard. Also see Geraldine.
- Gerda Old Norse — Protected one.
- Gerlinde Teutonic — Of the weak spear.
- Germaine French — From Germany.
- Gerry English from Old French — A spear warrior. A boy or girl’s name.
- Gertrude Teutonic — A spear maiden.
- Geva Hebrew — hill
- Ghada Arabic — Graceful.
- Ghera Aboriginal — A gum leaf.
- Ghislain — A pledge.
- Ghislaine French — A pledge.
- Ghita Italian — Pearl.
- Giacinta Italian — Young and beautiful.
- Gianina Italian — God is gracious. .
Gianna through Girija
- Gianna Italian — God is gracious. .
- Gigi French — A girl from the farm. The feminine form of George.
- Gil — Short for names beginning with Gil.
- Gilana Hebrew — Joy.
- Gilberta Teutonic — A bright or famous pledge. The feminine form of Gilbert.
- Gilda Teutonic — A sacrifice.
- Gilen Teutonic — industrious pledge
- Gili — My joy, rejoice.
- Gillian Latin — From a Roman family name. The feminine form of Julian and a derivative of Julia.
- Gin Japanese — silver
- Gina Greek — A girl from the farm. From Georgina. The feminine form of George.
- Ginette — A woman of the people.
- Ginevra Italian — A woman of the people.
- Ginger — Maidenly, pure. Also name of a spice.
- Ginny — Maidenly, pure. From the name Virginia.
- Giorgetta Italian — A girl from the farm. The feminine form of George.
- Giorgia — A girl from the farm. The feminine form of George.
- Giorgio — A girl from the farm. The feminine form of George.
- Giovanna Italian — God is gracious. .
- Girija Hindu
Gisela through Gloria
- Gisela Dutch/Greman — A pledge.
- Giselle Teutonic — A pledge.
- Gita Sanskrit — A song.
- Gitana Spanish — The gipsy.
- Gitanjali Hindu
- Githa Anglo-Saxon — gift
- Gitika Hindu
- Giulia Italian — From a Roman, possibly meaning youthful.
- Giulietta Italian — From a Roman, possibly meaning youthful.
- Giuseppina Italian — God shall add. .
- Gizane Basque — christ’s incarnation
- Gladys Welsh — The lame one. Possibly a form of Claudia.
- Gleda Old English — to make happy
- Glen Gaelic/Welsh/Cornish — From the valley or glen. A boy or girl’s name.
- Glenda Welsh — Pure and good. Also see Glenys.
- Glenna Gaelic — from the valley
- Glennis — From the valley or glen.
- Glenys Welsh — Holy, pure. Also see Glenda.
- Glora — Glorious.
- Gloria Latin — Glorious.
Glynis through Grier
- Glynis — Holy, pure. Also see Glenda.
- Glynnis — Holy, pure. Also see Glenda.
- Godiva Old English — The gift of God.
- Goldie English — The golden one. Also a form of the Yiddish name Golda.
- Goneril — From Shakespeare’s play King Lear.
- Gordana Serbian — proud
- Gotzone Basque — angel, messenger
- Grace Latin — Graceful.
- Gracie — Graceful.
- Graeae Greek — gray ones
- Grania Irish Gaelic — The name of a figure in Irish legend.
- Grear Scottish — watchful
- Greer Scottish — Watchful, vigilant.
- Gregoria Greek — Watchful, vigilant.
- Greta German/Swedish — A pearl. Also see Margot, Marguerite, Megan.
- Gretchen German — A pearl. Also see Margot, Marguerite, Megan.
- Grete — A pearl. Also see Margot, Marguerite, Megan.
- Gretel Swiss — A pearl. Also see Margot, Marguerite, Megan.
- Grette Danish — pearl
- Grier Scottish — Watchful, vigilant.
Griselda through Gwennap
- Griselda Teutonic — The grey battle heroine.
- Gryffyn Comish/Welsh — Mythological beast. A boy or girl’s name.
- Guadalupe Arabic — The river of the wolf. Generally a Spanish name.
- Guan-yin Chinese — The goddess of mercy.
- Guda Old English — Good.
- Guddu Hindu
- Gudrun Old Norse — Divine lore or wisdom.
- Guenevere — Fair one.
- Guida Latin — The guide.
- Guinevere Welsh — Fair and soft. Wife of legendary King Arthur. Also see Gaynor, Jennifer and Vanora.
- Gulara Aboriginal — Moonlight.
- Gunda — Female warrior.
- Gunnhild Old Norse — A maiden of battle.
- Gurley Aboriginal — A native willow.
- Guyra Aboriginal — A fishing place, or a white cockatoos. Also a placename.
- Gwen Welsh — Fair, or blessed. Also see Gwendolen and Gwyneth.
- Gwendolen Welsh — A white ring or bow.
- Gwendolyn — Goddess of the moon.
- Gwenhyvar Welsh — Gwen
- Gwennap Cornish — The name of a saint and a placename.
Gwyn through Gytha
- Gwyn Welsh — White, fair, or blessed. A boy or girl’s name.
- Gwyneth Welsh — From a region of North Wales.
- Gylay Turkish — rosemoon
- Gymea Aboriginal — A small bird.
- Gypsy Old English — A wanderer.
- Gytha Old English — Warlike.
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