665 Baby Names That Start With G (WIth Meanings and Popularity)

665 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.

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  1. Genevieve
    • Origin:

      English from French
    • Meaning:

      "tribe woman"
  2. Grace
    • Origin:

      English, virtue name
  3. Graham
    • Origin:

      Scottish
    • Meaning:

      "gravelly homestead"
  4. Gabriel
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "God is my strength"
  5. George
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "farmer"
  6. Gideon
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "hewer; or, having a stump for a hand"
  7. Gemma
    • Origin:

      Italian
    • Meaning:

      "precious stone"
  8. Griffin
    • Origin:

      Welsh, variation of Griffith
    • Meaning:

      "strong lord"
  9. Georgia
    • Origin:

      English, feminine variation of George
    • Meaning:

      "farmer"
  10. Grayson
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "the son of the bailiff"
  11. Guinevere
    • Origin:

      Welsh
    • Meaning:

      "white shadow, white wave"
  12. Gus
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Augustus, Angus, Gustave, Augustin, Augusten, Augustine, August
  13. Grant
    • Origin:

      Scottish from French
    • Meaning:

      "large"
  14. Gaia
    • Origin:

      Greek and Latin
    • Meaning:

      "earth mother; rejoicing"
  15. Gavin
    • Origin:

      Celtic
    • Meaning:

      "white hawk"
  16. Gwendolyn
    • Origin:

      Variation of Gwendolen, Welsh
    • Meaning:

      "white ring"
  17. Guy
    • Origin:

      French
    • Meaning:

      "wood"
  18. Gianna
    • Origin:

      Italian, diminutive of Giovanna or feminization of Gianni, forms of John
    • Meaning:

      "God is gracious"
  19. Greta
    • Origin:

      German, diminutive of Margarethe
    • Meaning:

      "pearl"
  20. Gabriella
    • Origin:

      Italian feminine variation of Gabriel
    • Meaning:

      "God is my strength"