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Gender: Female Pronunciation: GUY-ah Meaning of Gaia: "earth mother" Origin of Gaia: Greek

The name Gaia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "earth mother". Gaia and is often added to lists like Mythological Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quintuplets (girls)".

From the experts:

The name of the Greek mythological earth goddess and universal mother; actress Emma Thompson stated that she was attracted by its ecological element, so other "green" parents may want to follow her lead.

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Famous People Named Gaia

Gaia Germani (born Giovanna Giardina), Italian actress
Gaïa Jacquet-Matisse, French-American socialite and actress; great great granddaughter of painter Henri Matisse
Gaia Weiss, French actress
Gaia Cauchi, Maltese pop singer
Gaia Sabbatini, Italian middle distance runner
Gaia Vince, British journalist and author
Gaia Romilly Wise (b. 1999), daughter of actress Emma Thompson and Greg Wise
Gaia Archey (b. 2012), daughter of actor Lamon Archey
Gaia Jissel Ramirez Land (b. 2013), daughter of actress Dania Ramirez & director John Amos Beverly Land

Pop Culture References for the name Gaia

Gaia Bawden, character in "The Casual Vacancy" by J. K. Rowling
Gaia, character on animated series "Captain Planet"
Gaia, character in Rick Riordan's Heroes of Olympus series
Gaia, character in Michael Grant's Gone Series
Gaia, spirit of Earth in the British TV series 'Edge of Darkness' (1985)
Gaia, spirit in film 'Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within' (2001)
Gaia Moore, main character in the 'Fearless' series by Francine Pascal
Gaia, character on the television series "The Almighty Johnson's"
GAIA, artificial intelligence in the game "Horizon Zero Dawn"
Gaia Silverwood, character in the Spellcaster's Cataclysm Series
Gaia, character on TV's "Rome"
Gaia, planet in video game 'Final Fantasy VII'
Gaia, character in TV's 'The 100'

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