339 Boy Names That Start With G (with Meanings and Popularity)
Boy names that start with G got a high-profile boost back in 2013 with the birth of the future British monarch, Prince George, boosting George into England's Top 10 baby names for boys, now ranking as high as number 2.
In the US, Gabriel recently edged out Grayson to become the top boy name starting with G by just one place. Along with Gabriel, other G-starting names for boys in the US Top 200 include George, Gavin, Giovanni, Gael, and two spellings of Grayson.
In Italy, G-starting Italian versions of many classic names still rank among the Top 50: Gabriele, Giuseppe, Giovanni, Giulio, Giacomo, Gioele, and Giorgio. Gabriel is the Number 1 boys' name in France, where G name Gabin also makes the boys' Top 10.
Watch out for other trending G names for boys powering their way up the charts, from Griffin and Gideon to Gus and Grey. G-starting boys' names are also a rich category for adventurous parents looking for a unique name that's ahead of the curve: How about Grover, Gordon, or even Gilbert for your little guy?
Here, our full selection of boy names that start with G, ordered by their current popularity on Nameberry.
Meaning:"hewer; or, having a stump for a hand"
Meaning:"God is my strength"
Origin:Welsh, variation of Griffith
Origin:Scottish from French
Meaning:"the son of the bailiff"
Meaning:"aware of emptiness"
Origin:Irish variation of Gerard
Origin:Diminutive of Augustus, Angus, Gustave, Augustin, Augusten, Augustine, August
Meaning:"vigilant, a watchman"
Origin:Color name, also diminutive of Grayson
Origin:German surname and literary name
Origin:Italian variation of John
Meaning:"God is gracious"