640 Baby Names That Start With G (WIth Meanings and Popularity)
Baby names that start with G range from classics to contemporary choices. The most popular girls name starting with G is red-hot Italian name Gianna, which has shot up in the rankings in recent years.
Grayson reigns as the most popular G name for boys. It’s the natural successor to Mason, and some parents have even begun using it for girls.
Names that start with G tend to be significant in meaning, such as Grace, one of the most popular G names for girls. Grace is religiously symbolic, as its meaning originally referred to the grace of God. A number of the other top names with the G initial are spiritually pertinent as well, such as Gabriel and Genesis.
Along with Gianna, Grace, and Genesis, other girl names beginning with G in the US Top 250 include Gabriella, Genevieve, Georgia, Gemma, and Gracie. Along with Grayson and Gabriel, other boy names starting with G in the US Top 250 include Gavin, George, Gael, Giovanni, and Graham.
Some of the most interesting rare names with the initial G are place names, both real and imagined. Irish cities Galway and Glasgow are intriguing options, as is the British Isle name Guernsey. You may also consider biblical region Gilead or Princess Diaries kingdom Genovia — which was used as a given name long before the book series.
Other trending choices starting with the letter G include Greer, Gwendolyn, Gaia, Guthrie, and Griffith.
Here, our full selection of names that start with G, ordered by their current popularity on Nameberry.
Origin:English from French
Meaning:"hewer; or, having a stump for a hand"
Origin:English, virtue name
Origin:English, feminine variation of George
Meaning:"God is my strength"
Meaning:"white shadow, white wave"
Origin:Welsh, variation of Griffith
Origin:Scottish from French
Origin:Greek and Latin
Meaning:"earth mother; rejoicing"
Origin:German, diminutive of Margarethe
Meaning:"God's gracious gift"
Origin:Anglicized form of Yiddish Golde or Golda
Origin:Italian, diminutive of Giovanna
Meaning:"the Lord is gracious"
Origin:Variation of Gwendolen, Welsh