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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
Gaius Julius Caesar - famous Roman general and dictator

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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