- this week

Gender: M Origin of Gogol: Russian surname

The unlikely name of the hero of Jhumpa Lahiri's The Namesake, named for an author his father revered.

Famous People Named Gogol

Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol, Russian novelist and short story writer

Pop Culture References for the Name Gogol

Gogol Bordello, an punk rock band with Eastern European influences
Gogol 'Nikhil' Ganguli, main character of the novel "The Namesake", written by Jhumpa Lahiri

Gogol in the Forums

Inspired by Gogol?

Discover 1000s more amazing names you'll love with NameHunter

Hunt Me Some Names