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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   (#68 in US popularity)
 Gabriele  Italian
 Gabriello  Italian
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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   (#246 in US popularity)

Galen
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the calm
Info about origin: from a Roman cognomen 'Galenus' which derives from Greek
Words: galene=the calm (Old Greek)
Variants: Galen  English   (#962 in US popularity)
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Garrison
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Garrison  English   (#870 in US 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   (#170 in US popularity)
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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   (#208 in US popularity)
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Gennaro
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Info about origin: originally a Roman cognomen 'Januarius' for somebody born in the month of January
 'Januarius' is the Latin name of the month January
 this month name derives from 'Janus', a Roman good related to 'ianuae' (doors, entrances) and new beginnings
Words: ianua=the door, the entrance (Latin)
Variants: Gennaro  Italian
 Genaro  Spanish   (#1000 in US popularity)
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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   (#369 in US popularity)
 Geoffroi  French
 Geoffroy  French
 Jeff  English   (#742 in US popularity)
 Jeffery  English   (#203 in US popularity)
 Jeffrey  English   (#55 in US 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   (#105 in US popularity)
 Georges  French
 Georgius  Dutch
 Giorgio  Italian
 Jorge  Spanish   (#100 in US popularity)
 Juri  Russian
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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   (#269 in US popularity)
 Gerhold  German
 Gerold  German
 Gerry  German, English
 Jerry  German, English
 Geraldo  Italian
 Giraldo  Italian
 Gérald  French
 Jerald  English   (#885 in US popularity)
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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   (#674 in US popularity)
 Gerd  German
 Gerhard  German, Scandinavian
 Gerhart  German, Scandinavian
 Gero  German
 Gert  German
 Garet  English
 Garett  English   (#839 in US popularity)
 Garret  English   (#490 in US popularity)
 Garrett  English   (#86 in US popularity)
 Gerardo  Italian, Spanish   (#225 in US popularity)
 Gérard  French
 Jarred  English   (#436 in US popularity)
 Jarrett  English   (#365 in US popularity)
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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   (#641 in US popularity)
 Germain  German
 Germano  Italian
 Jermaine  English   (#405 in US popularity)
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Giancarlo
Language of origin: Italian
Gender: male
Info about origin: combination of 'Gianni' and 'Carlo'
Variants: Giancarlo  Italian   (#987 in US popularity)

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   (#426 in US popularity)
 Gilberto  Italian   (#413 in US popularity)
 Gilles  French
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Gino
Language of origin: Italian
Gender: male
Info about origin: pet form of Italian names ending in '-gi' or '-gio', like e.g. 'Luigi' or 'Giorgio'
Variants: Gino  Italian   (#732 in US popularity)

Glen
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: from the valley (?)
Info about origin: probably from a family name derived from a Celtic/Gaelic word for 'valley'
Words: glen=the valley (Celtic)
Variants: Glen  English, Scottish   (#557 in US popularity)
 Glenn  English, Scottish   (#410 in US popularity)

Gonzalo
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a Medieval name 'Gundisalvus' with a Germanic origin
Words: gund=the fight (Old High German)
Variants: Gonzalo  Spanish   (#703 in US popularity)
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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   (#520 in US 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   (#830 in US 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   (#414 in US 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   (#140 in US 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   (#500 in US popularity)
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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   (#70 in US popularity)
 Gregor  German, Scottish
 Greg  English   (#771 in US popularity)
 Gregorio  Italian, Spanish   (#860 in US popularity)
 Grégoire  French
 Grégory  French
 11 variants more...

Griffin
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
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   (#364 in US popularity)

Guadalupe
Language of origin: Arabic
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: wolf river
Info about origin: originally the name of a place in Spain with a famous monastery
 the place name has Arabic roots and probably means 'wolf river'
 known from an apparition of Maria in 1531, calling herself 'Holy Maria of Guadalupe'
 this Saint Maria of Guadalupe is the patron saint of the Americas
 the name is popular among Mexican immigrants in the US, with both women and men
Words: guada=the river (Arabic) ; lupe=the wolf (Arabic)
Variants: Guadalupe  English, Spanish   (#615 in US popularity)
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Guido
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: Latinized form of 'Wido', a short form of Germanic names starting with 'Wid-' or 'Wit-', like e.g. 'Widukind'
 the first name element of these names is 'witu' (wood)
Words: witu=the wood, the forest (Old High German)
Variants: Guido  German, Italian
 Guy  English, French   (#652 in US popularity)
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Günther
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: old Germanic two-element name
 in the German
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   (#674 in US popularity)
 Gunner  English   (#813 in US popularity)
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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   (#291 in US popularity)
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