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Gender: M Pronunciation: GUY-us Meaning of Gaius: "to rejoice" Origin of Gaius: Latin

Ancient Latin names are beginning to form a minitrend -- Marcellus, Aurelius, Augustus, Atticus, Magnus, Darius -- and this would certainly fit into that category. But though Gaius is pronounced guy-us, the teasing potential of the first syllable could be tough on a little boy.

Famous People Named Gaius

Gaius Charles, American actor
Gaius Lee DuPree, American actor
Gaius Avidius Cassius, Usurper of the Roman Empire

Pop Culture References for the name Gaius

Dr. Gaius Baltar is a character in the Sci-fi series Battlestar Galactica.
Gaius Maecenas, from Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra"
Gaius is a character in the BBC fantasy series Merlin.

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