Girl Names Starting with G

by Emma Waterhouse

G is a quietly-used first initial for girls’ names. Grace, Georgia and all variations of Gabrielle are the most popular G-starting names for girls right now. Gail and Geraldine were the most popular G names for girls in the 1950s and 60s while Gertrude held court a century ago.

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Gwyneth and Gisele are two of the most famous female celebrity names that start with G. At the start of English-language names, G can be hard as in gate or soft as in gym. Sometimes a single name, such as Gillian, can be pronounced both ways. Browse our complete list of girl names starting with G, continued below, or use the alphabet to check out girl names that start with other letters.