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Names starting with Ga

Ganesh - Variant spelling of Hindi Ganesha, meaning "lord of the horde."
Gabbie - Pet form of English Gabriela, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gabrielle - French feminine form of Latin Gabrielus, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gabek - Pet form of Czech Gabirel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gachie - African Kikuyu name meaning "small pool/river."
Gal - Hebrew unisex name meaning "mound, wave."
Gaël - Masculine form of French Gaëlle, meaning "holy and generous."
Gaddiel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Gaddiyel, meaning "God is my fortune." In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve scouts sent by Moses to explore the Promised Land.
Gabriella - Feminine form of Italian Gabriele, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gadar - Armenian name meaning "summit."
Garbis - Armenian name, possibly meaning "spearman."
Gamil - Variant spelling of Arabic Jamil, meaning "handsome."
Gayane - Armenian name, possibly derived from the name of a town called Karin. Meaning unknown.
Gautam - Variant spelling of Hindi Gautama, meaning "the best ox."
Gale -   English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word gale, meaning "sea storm." 
Ganesha - Hindi name composed of the elements gana "horde" and isa "lord," hence "lord of the horde." In Hindu mythology, this is the name of a god of good luck and wisdom. Also spelled Ganesa and Ganesh.
Gay - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "happy." Compare with masculine Gay.
Gauri - Hindi name meaning "white." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Shiva, a goddess of longevity and marital felicity.
Gafar - Variant spelling of Arabic Jafar, meaning "stream."
Gabija - Lithuanian name possibly related to proto-Mongolian *gabi-, meaning "careful, diligent, skilled." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of fire.
Gaynor - Medieval English form of French Guinevere, possibly meaning "white and smooth." Compare with masculine Gaynor.
Gaby - Pet form of English Gabriela, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gallus - Roman Latin name meaning "rooster."
Gábor - Hungarian form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gabrielus - Latin form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gaëlle - Possibly a contracted form of French Gwenaëlle, meaning "holy and generous."
Gacheru - African Kikuyu name meaning "spy."
Gabrjel - Polish form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Garreth - Variant spelling of Welsh Gareth, possibly meaning "old."
Gare - Short form of English Gary, meaning "spear."
Garth -   Contracted form of Welsh Gareth, possibly meaning "old."
Gandálfr - Old Norse name composed of the elements gandr "staff, wand" or "fiend, monster" and álfr "elf," hence "fiendish elf" or "wand elf." In mythology, this is the name of a dwarf.
Gaenor - Welsh form of English Gaynor, meaning "white and smooth."
Garaile - Basque name meaning "champion, victor."
Gauvain - Norman French form of Middle English Gawain, meaning either "May hawk" or "white hawk."
Gakavig - Armenian name meaning "young partridge."
Gavrail - Bulgarian form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gába - Pet form of Czech Gabirel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gaufrid - Medieval German name composed of the elements gawia "territory" and fried "peace," hence "territory-peace."
Gautelen - Old High German name derived from the name of a Germanic tribe, Gautzelin, meaning "Gaut."
Gautier - Old French name derived from Old High German Walther, meaning "ruler of the army."
Gaztain - Basque name meaning "chestnut."
Gabrysz - Variant spelling of Polish Gabryŝ, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gavina - Scottish feminine form of Celtic Gavin, meaning either "May hawk" or "white hawk."
Galene - Latin form of Greek Galênê, meaning "calm seas." In Greek mythology, this is the name of a sea nymph and goddess of calm seas.
Galahad - English Arthurian legend name of a Knight of the Round Table, known as "the Knight Valiant." He was the illegitimate son of Lancelot and Elaine of Carbonek, renowned for his gallantry and purity, as well as being one of the three achievers of the Holy Grail. The name was invented by the author of La Queste del Saint Graal and was probably derived from Gilead, the Anglicized form of Hebrew Gilad, meaning "hard, stony region."
Gasparo - Italian form of Portuguese/Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
Gabryjela - Feminine form of Polish Gabryjel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Galiyl - Hebrew name meaning "rolling, turning" or "circuit, region, ring." In the bible, this is the name of a circuit or ring (Galilee) of the Gentiles. 
Gauhar - Hindi form of Arabic Jawahir, meaning "jewels."
Galia - Variant spelling of Hebrew Galya, meaning "hill of God."
Galehot - Perhaps the French equivalent of English Galahad, a form of Hebrew Gilad, meaning "hard, stony region." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table who was called "Lord of the Remote Islands."
Gailavira - Variant spelling of Visigothic Gelvira, meaning "lofty and true."
Gadiel - Variant spelling of English Gaddiel, meaning "God is my fortune." 
Gabino - Spanish form of Latin Gabinus, meaning "of Gabium."
Galen -   English name derived from Roman Galenus, meaning "calm, seas."
Gaztea - Basque name meaning "youth."
Gawahir - Variant spelling of Arabic Jawahir, meaning "jewels."
Garaitz - Basque name meaning "champion, victor."
Gardenia - English name derived from the flower name, meaning simply "gardenia flower."
Gahareet - Old Celtic legend name probably derived from Welsh Geraint, meaning "old."
Garabed - Armenian name meaning "forerunner."
Gatura - African Kikuyu name meaning "renowned."
Gabryjel - Polish form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gazmend - Albanian name meaning "joy."
Gabone - Basque name meaning "Christmas."
Gazbiyya - Variant spelling of Arabic Jathibiyya, meaning "attractive and charming."
Gau - Basque name meaning "night."
Gavriel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Gabriyel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God." 
Gabir - Variant spelling of Arabic Jabir, meaning "comforter."
Gavrel - Yiddish form of Hebrew Gabriyel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gall - Old Celtic byname derived from the Gaelic word gal, meaning "Gaul, Lowlander, stranger." 
Gastone - Italian form of French Gaston, meaning "from Gascony."
Gabrjela - Feminine form of Polish Gabrjel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gavri - Variant form of Hebrew Gavriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Garland - Old French unisex name meaning "garland, wreath." Compare with strictly masculine Garland.
Garnette - Feminine form of English unisex Garnet, meaning "garnet (the gem)."
Gabriela -   Anglicized form of Hebrew Gavriela, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gavriela - Feminine form of Hebrew Gavriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Garfield - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements gara "triangular" (a derivative of gar "spear") and feld "open country," hence "lives by a triangular field."
Gaia - Greek name meaning "earth." In mythology, this is the name of the goddess of earth, the wife of Uranus and mother of the Titans. Her Roman name is Terra.
Garnett - Masculine variant spelling of English unisex Garnet, meaning "garnet (the gem)."
Gavius - Latin name derived from gaudare, meaning "lord." 
Gazsi - Pet form of Hungarian Gáspár, meaning "treasure bearer."
Gairovald - Old High German name composed of the elements ger "spear" and wald "rule, power," hence "spear ruler."
Gazini - African Zulu name meaning "blood."
Garbi - Basque name meaning "clean, pure."
Gahiji - Egyptian name meaning "hunter."
Gallchobhar - Gaelic name composed of the elements gall "Gaul, Lowlander, stranger" and cabhair "help, support," hence "foreign help."
Gayelord - Variant spelling of English Gaylord, meaning "dandy."
Gallagher - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gallchobhair "descendant of Gallchobhar," hence "foreign help."
Gaspard - French form of Portuguese/Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
Gaye - Variant spelling of English Gay, meaning "happy."
Gaja - Esperanto name meaning "glad."
Gaydzag - Armenian name meaning "lightning."
Gaston - Later form of French Gascon, meaning "from Gascony." 
Galilee - Anglicized form of Hebrew Galiyl, meaning "rolling, turning" or "circuit, region, ring." In the bible, this is the name of a circuit or ring (Galilee) of the Gentiles. Not used as a personal name.
Garret -  Variant spelling of English Garrett, meaning "spear ruler."
Gaheris - Latinized form of French Gahariet, meaning "old." 
Ganix - Basque form of Hebrew Yohanan (English John), meaning "God is gracious." 
Garoa - Basque name meaning "fern."
Gašper - Slovene form of Portuguese/Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
Gawdat - Variant spelling of Arabic Jawdat, meaning "excellence."
Gair - Variant spelling of English Gare, meaning "spear."
Garazi - Basque name meaning "grace."
Gahege - Native American Omaha name meaning "chief."
Gabe - Pet form of English Gabriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gae - Variant spelling of English Gay, meaning "happy."
Garrett - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Georóid, meaning "spear ruler."
Gaagii - Native American Navajo name meaning "raven."
Gáspár - Hungarian form of Portuguese/Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
Gaylord - English surname transferred to forename use, from a respelling of the Old French byname Gaillard, meaning "dandy." 
Gary - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a short form of Germanic names containing the element gar, meaning "spear." 
Gaëtane - Feminine form of French Gaëtan, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
Gawen - Old Cornish name of uncertain etymology, perhaps cognate with English Gawain, meaning either "May hawk" or "white hawk."
Gayle - Variant spelling of English Gail, meaning "father rejoices."
Gabby - Pet form of English Gabriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gail - Short form of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Gayla - Variant form of English Gayle, meaning "father rejoices."
Gábriel - Hungarian form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gavriil - Russian form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Garrick -   Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements ger "spear" and ric "power," hence "spear power."
Gaspare - Italian form of Portuguese/Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
Gärd - Swedish form of Old Norse Gerðr, meaning "enclosure, stronghold."
Gabr - From the Persian term gabr, meaning "follower of Zoroaster." 
Garvan - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Garbhán, meaning "little rough one."
Gaëtan - French form of Roman Latin Caietanus, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
Garaiñe - Basque name meaning "champion, victor."
Gaila - Elaborated form of English Gail, meaning "father rejoices."
Gallager - Variant spelling of Irish Gallagher, meaning "foreign help."
Gauthier - Variant spelling of French Gautier, meaning "ruler of the army."
Gabriyel - Hebrew name meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God." In the bible, this is the name of an archangel.
Gamliyel - Hebrew name meaning "God is my reward." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Manasseh.
Gaylon - Variant spelling of English Galen, meaning "calm, tranquil."
Gabinus - Latin name meaning "of Gabium."
Gaetano - Italian form of Roman Latin Caietanus, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
Gavrie - Variant spelling of Hebrew Gavri, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gavriila - Feminine form of Russian Gavriil, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gabirel -   Basque form of Hebrew Gabriyel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God." 
Gartzene - Feminine form of Basque Gartzi, meaning "grace."
Ganesa - Variant spelling of Hindi Ganesha, meaning "lord of the horde."
Garbhán - Irish name composed of garbh "rough" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little rough one."
Gabrysia - Pet form of Polish Gabrjela, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gascon - From the Old French regional name denoting someone "from Gascony."
Gabi - Pet form of English Gabriela, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gabriels - Latvian form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gavin - Celtic form of Norman French Gauvain, meaning either "May hawk" or "white hawk."
Gainko - Basque name meaning "from above."
Gamliel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Gamliyel, meaning "God is my reward."
Gamhard - Old German name composed of the elements gaman "joy" and hard "hardy, strong," hence "happy and healthy."
Gaetana - Feminine form of Italian Gaetano, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
Gaige - Variant spelling English Gage, meaning "moneylender."
Gage - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from the Middle English word gage ("pledge, surety" against money lent), hence "moneylender."
Gaxuxa - Basque name meaning "gracious."
Gabriele - Italian form of Latin Gabrielus, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Garey - Variant spelling of English Gary, meaning "spear."
Gavino - Italian name derived from Latin Gabinus, meaning "of Gabium."
Garbiñe - Variant spelling of Basque Garbi, meaning "clean, pure."
Garnet - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "garnet (the gem)," derived from a Middle English altered form of Old French (pome) grenate, "fruit full of seeds," the same source from which came the name of the precious stone. 
Gang - Chinese name meaning "strong."
Gaitzka - Basque equivalent of Spanish Salvador, meaning "savior."
Gathbiyya - Variant spelling of Arabic Jathibiyya, meaning "attractive and charming."
Galil - Variant spelling of Hebrew Galiyl, meaning "rolling, turning" or "circuit, region, ring." 
Gamyuka - African Ganda name meaning "deputy; second in command."
Gautama - Hindi surname of the future Buddha, composed of the Sanskrit elements go "ox, cow" and tama "best," hence "the best ox."
Garden - Basque name meaning "clear, transparent."
Gabi - Pet form of Hungarian Gábriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gabriēl - Greek form of Hebrew Gabriyel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God." In the bible, this is the name of one of the angelic princes or chiefs of the angels.
Gabryŝ - Pet form of Polish Gabryjel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gad (greek - Γάδ, Hebrew: גָּד):  Greek form of Hebrew Gad, meaning "troop." In the bible, this is the name of a tribe descended from Gad, mentioned in the New Testament in Rev vii. 5.
Gael - Spanish name, possibly meaning "a Gael." 
Gail - Variant spelling of English Gale, meaning "calm, tranquil."
Gal - Hebrew unisex name meaning "mound, wave."
Galal (arabic - جلال, Hebrew: גָּלָל):  Variant spelling of Arabic Jalal, meaning "greatness."
Gale - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word gale, meaning "sea storm." Compare with strictly feminine Gale.
Gamal (arabic - جمال, Hebrew: גָּמָל):  Hebrew name meaning "camel."
Gala (hebrew - גַּלָה, Russian: Гала):  Feminine variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Gal, meaning "mound, wave."
Galila (arabic - جليلة, Hebrew: גָּלִילָה):  Feminine form of Hebrew Galil, meaning "cylinder" or "boundary."
Galina (hebrew - גָּלִינָה, Russian: Гали́на):  Hebrew form of Greek Helénē, possibly meaning "torch." 
Galya (hebrew - גָּלְיָה, Russian: Галя):  Hebrew name meaning "hill of God."
Garland -   English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements gara "triangular" (a derivative of gar "spear") and land "estate, cultivated land," hence "from the triangular estate."
Gaspar - Portuguese and Spanish name meaning "treasure bearer." 
Gaweł - Polish form of Roman Latin Gallus, meaning "rooster."
Gay -  Short form of English names beginning with Gay-, such as Gabriel "man of God" or "warrior of God," and Gaylord, meaning "dandy." Compare with feminine Gay.
Gaynor - Irish Anglicized form of Gaelic Fionnbarr, meaning "fair-headed." Compare with feminine Gaynor.

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