Baby Names for Girls and Boys of English Origin – G
English Baby Names that start with the letter G
Names of English origin can be funny, bold and have a European spirit that holds traditional values like strength and nobility. They can also be linked with God and mortal rulers due to their royal heritage. Don’t forget that England has still got a living Queen and has a very long tradition in kings. No wonder why the official name of the country is United Kingdom.
Baby names Gordon and Graham can be found in the following list of English names that start with the letter G. These are the most popular names according to the most recent research, but feel free to browse the list and find other interesting ideas for cool and unique names for your baby girl or baby boy!
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Gabby or Gabe or Gaby: Diminutive form of Gabrielle
Gabrie: God is my Strength
Gail: Joy of the Father
Galahad: Pure, noble and selfless
Gale: Pleasant, merry
Galilee: Country of Gentiles
Garden: Cultivated Land of Flowers or Plants
Gardenia: a flowering plant that belongs in the tropical coffee family
Gardner: the person who takes care of a garden
Garfield: From the Triangular Field, but also a comic that desribes the life of the cat Garfield, his owner Jon Arbuckle and Odie (his other pet which is a dog).
Garland: Maker of Garlands
Garnet: A red Semi-precious Gem
Garrett: Spear Rule
Garrick: From a place covered by oaks
Garridan: Descendant of Gerard
Garrison: Son of Gerard
Garron: Form of Garren
Garry: Diminutive form of Garrett or Gareth
Garth: Garden keeper
Garton: From the enclosed farm
Gary: Spear Rule
Gates: Dweller by the gates, business celebrity surname Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft, now an investor and a philanthropist
Gatland: Dweller in the Land by the Gate
Gatlin: Fellow, Companion
Gavin: White hawk
Gay: Merry, Happy
Gayle: Joy of the Father
Gaylord: Lively, brisk
Gene: Well Born
Gentry: Nobility of birth
Geoff: short name for Geoffrey, see below for meaning
Geoffrey: God peace, also known as Jeffrey
Geordi: Diminutive form of George or Jordan
Georgia: Farmer, a US state and a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia
Georgianna or Georgianne: Combination of Georgia and Anne
Georgina: Feminine form of George
Gerald: Rules with Spear and a former US President. Gerald Ford was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977.
Geraldine: Rules with Spear
Geranium: a type of flower
Gerard: Brave Spearman, celebrity name for Gerard James Butler is a Scottish actor who has appeared on film, stage, and television.
Geri: Rules with Spear
German: from Germany, inspiring isn’t it?
Gibson: Son of Gilbert, celebrity surname for Mel Gibson the American actor.
Gift: Present, Offering
Gilbert: Bright pledge
Giles: Pledge or Young Goat. Giles Gordon K. Barnes is an English professional footballer, who plays as a midfielder for Houston Dynamo in Major League Soccer.
Gillian: Youthful, Downy
Ginger: Reddish orange color
Ginny: Diminutive form of Virginia
Glenward: Towards the Valley
Glory: praise, honor, or distinction extended by common consent
Godfrey: God peace
Godiva: the god’s gift
Godwin: good friend
Golda or Goldie or Goldy: Made of Gold
Gordon: From Gordon, Scotland. Celebrity chef name Gordon Ramsay, is a British celebrity chef, television personality and restaurant owener with many awards
Gordy: another form of the name Gordon, see above for meaning
Gore: Triangular-shaped Land
Gracelynn: Combination Of The Names Grace and Lynn
Gracie: Grace of God
Graeme: From the Gray Homestead
Graham: From the Gray Homestead. Celebrity name for Graham William Walker, also known as Graham Norton, who is an Irish comic presenter and hosts a very successful show, named after his stage name
Gram: Contraction of Graham, see name meaning above
Gray: the intermediate color between white and black
Grayson: Son of the Grey-Haired One
Grayton: From the grey town
Greenlee: From the green field
Gresham: Grazing Homestead
Greyson: Son of the grey-haired man
Griff: Slang information; news
Grover: From the Grove
Guildford: From the marsh marigold ford. Guildford is a county town situated 27 miles southwest of London.
Gulliver: Glutton, used as a surname for Lemuel Gulliver was the main character of the story Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
Gunhilda: Battle warrior
Gus: Diminutive form of Gustav or Angus or August
Gypsy: a bohemian traveler. Gypsies have their origin in north India, but now reside in many countries of the world, forming local communities.