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Names starting with Ga

Galen -   English name derived from Roman Galenus, meaning "calm, seas."
Gabirel -   Basque form of Hebrew Gabriyel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God." 
Gasparo - Italian form of Portuguese/Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
Gamil - Variant spelling of Arabic Jamil, meaning "handsome."
Gachie - African Kikuyu name meaning "small pool/river."
Garret -  Variant spelling of English Garrett, meaning "spear ruler."
Gáspár - Hungarian form of Portuguese/Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
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.
Garreth - Variant spelling of Welsh Gareth, possibly meaning "old."
Gaztea - Basque name meaning "youth."
Gábriel - Hungarian form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gamhard - Old German name composed of the elements gaman "joy" and hard "hardy, strong," hence "happy and healthy."
Gaja - Esperanto name meaning "glad."
Gabrielus - Latin form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gaagii - Native American Navajo name meaning "raven."
Gall - Old Celtic byname derived from the Gaelic word gal, meaning "Gaul, Lowlander, stranger." 
Gabek - Pet form of Czech Gabirel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gazmend - Albanian name meaning "joy."
Gawahir - Variant spelling of Arabic Jawahir, meaning "jewels."
Gaston - Later form of French Gascon, meaning "from Gascony." 
Gaspard - French form of Portuguese/Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
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."
Ganesh - Variant spelling of Hindi Ganesha, meaning "lord of the horde."
Gabir - Variant spelling of Arabic Jabir, meaning "comforter."
Gatura - African Kikuyu name meaning "renowned."
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."
Gazini - African Zulu name meaning "blood."
Garnette - Feminine form of English unisex Garnet, meaning "garnet (the gem)."
Gabija - Lithuanian name possibly related to proto-Mongolian *gabi-, meaning "careful, diligent, skilled." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of fire.
Gaëlle - Possibly a contracted form of French Gwenaëlle, meaning "holy and generous."
Gavrail - Bulgarian form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gaëtan - French form of Roman Latin Caietanus, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
Gae - Variant spelling of English Gay, meaning "happy."
Gabryjel - Polish form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gabrysz - Variant spelling of Polish Gabryŝ, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Garrett - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Georóid, meaning "spear ruler."
Gahareet - Old Celtic legend name probably derived from Welsh Geraint, meaning "old."
Gairovald - Old High German name composed of the elements ger "spear" and wald "rule, power," hence "spear ruler."
Gaige - Variant spelling English Gage, meaning "moneylender."
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. 
Gair - Variant spelling of English Gare, meaning "spear."
Gare - Short form of English Gary, meaning "spear."
Gakavig - Armenian name meaning "young partridge."
Gallager - Variant spelling of Irish Gallagher, meaning "foreign help."
Gamyuka - African Ganda name meaning "deputy; second in command."
Gascon - From the Old French regional name denoting someone "from Gascony."
Garaile - Basque name meaning "champion, victor."
Gary - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a short form of Germanic names containing the element gar, meaning "spear." 
Gabriela -   Anglicized form of Hebrew Gavriela, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Ganesa - Variant spelling of Hindi Ganesha, meaning "lord of the horde."
Gale -   English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word gale, meaning "sea storm." 
Gabino - Spanish form of Latin Gabinus, meaning "of Gabium."
Gabby - Pet form of English Gabriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gába - Pet form of Czech Gabirel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gabr - From the Persian term gabr, meaning "follower of Zoroaster." 
Gabriele - Italian form of Latin Gabrielus, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gabbie - Pet form of English Gabriela, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Garbi - Basque name meaning "clean, pure."
Gabrielle - French feminine form of Latin Gabrielus, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Garoa - Basque name meaning "fern."
Gavina - Scottish feminine form of Celtic Gavin, meaning either "May hawk" or "white hawk."
Gastone - Italian form of French Gaston, meaning "from Gascony."
Garrick -   Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements ger "spear" and ric "power," hence "spear power."
Gaynor - Medieval English form of French Guinevere, possibly meaning "white and smooth." Compare with masculine Gaynor.
Gailavira - Variant spelling of Visigothic Gelvira, meaning "lofty and true."
Gabriels - Latvian form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Garvan - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Garbhán, meaning "little rough one."
Garbis - Armenian name, possibly meaning "spearman."
Gautelen - Old High German name derived from the name of a Germanic tribe, Gautzelin, meaning "Gaut."
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.
Gazsi - Pet form of Hungarian Gáspár, meaning "treasure bearer."
Gavriela - Feminine form of Hebrew Gavriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
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.
Garth -   Contracted form of Welsh Gareth, possibly meaning "old."
Gadiel - Variant spelling of English Gaddiel, meaning "God is my fortune." 
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.
Gazbiyya - Variant spelling of Arabic Jathibiyya, meaning "attractive and charming."
Ganix - Basque form of Hebrew Yohanan (English John), meaning "God is gracious." 
Gaila - Elaborated form of English Gail, meaning "father rejoices."
Gallagher - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gallchobhair "descendant of Gallchobhar," hence "foreign help."
Gaylord - English surname transferred to forename use, from a respelling of the Old French byname Gaillard, meaning "dandy." 
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.
Gavrel - Yiddish form of Hebrew Gabriyel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gautam - Variant spelling of Hindi Gautama, meaning "the best ox."
Garabed - Armenian name meaning "forerunner."
Gabi - Pet form of English Gabriela, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gang - Chinese name meaning "strong."
Gaxuxa - Basque name meaning "gracious."
Gallus - Roman Latin name meaning "rooster."
Gabinus - Latin name meaning "of Gabium."
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."
Gayle - Variant spelling of English Gail, meaning "father rejoices."
Gaitzka - Basque equivalent of Spanish Salvador, meaning "savior."
Gainko - Basque name meaning "from above."
Galia - Variant spelling of Hebrew Galya, meaning "hill of God."
Gaspare - Italian form of Portuguese/Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
Gafar - Variant spelling of Arabic Jafar, meaning "stream."
Gawen - Old Cornish name of uncertain etymology, perhaps cognate with English Gawain, meaning either "May hawk" or "white hawk."
Gabryjela - Feminine form of Polish Gabryjel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Garazi - Basque name meaning "grace."
Gauvain - Norman French form of Middle English Gawain, meaning either "May hawk" or "white hawk."
Gardenia - English name derived from the flower name, meaning simply "gardenia flower."
Garnett - Masculine variant spelling of English unisex Garnet, meaning "garnet (the gem)."
Gacheru - African Kikuyu name meaning "spy."
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. 
Gawdat - Variant spelling of Arabic Jawdat, meaning "excellence."
Gavri - Variant form of Hebrew Gavriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gayane - Armenian name, possibly derived from the name of a town called Karin. Meaning unknown.
Gal - Hebrew unisex name meaning "mound, wave."
Gabrjel - Polish form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gábor - Hungarian form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gaby - Pet form of English Gabriela, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gabriella - Feminine form of Italian Gabriele, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gau - Basque name meaning "night."
Gahege - Native American Omaha name meaning "chief."
Gavriel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Gabriyel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God." 
Gabone - Basque name meaning "Christmas."
Gauhar - Hindi form of Arabic Jawahir, meaning "jewels."
Gabe - Pet form of English Gabriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
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.
Gavius - Latin name derived from gaudare, meaning "lord." 
Gay - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "happy." Compare with masculine Gay.
Gaye - Variant spelling of English Gay, meaning "happy."
Gaenor - Welsh form of English Gaynor, meaning "white and smooth."
Gaheris - Latinized form of French Gahariet, meaning "old." 
Garaitz - Basque name meaning "champion, victor."
Gayelord - Variant spelling of English Gaylord, meaning "dandy."
Gabrjela - Feminine form of Polish Gabrjel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Garland - Old French unisex name meaning "garland, wreath." Compare with strictly masculine Garland.
Gautier - Old French name derived from Old High German Walther, meaning "ruler of the army."
Gallchobhar - Gaelic name composed of the elements gall "Gaul, Lowlander, stranger" and cabhair "help, support," hence "foreign help."
Gadar - Armenian name meaning "summit."
Gahiji - Egyptian name meaning "hunter."
Gaydzag - Armenian name meaning "lightning."
Gauri - Hindi name meaning "white." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Shiva, a goddess of longevity and marital felicity.
Gamliel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Gamliyel, meaning "God is my reward."
Gärd - Swedish form of Old Norse Gerðr, meaning "enclosure, stronghold."
Gavino - Italian name derived from Latin Gabinus, meaning "of Gabium."
Gavin - Celtic form of Norman French Gauvain, meaning either "May hawk" or "white hawk."
Gavriila - Feminine form of Russian Gavriil, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gavrie - Variant spelling of Hebrew Gavri, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Gamliyel - Hebrew name meaning "God is my reward." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Manasseh.
Galil - Variant spelling of Hebrew Galiyl, meaning "rolling, turning" or "circuit, region, ring." 
Gabrysia - Pet form of Polish Gabrjela, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Garbhán - Irish name composed of garbh "rough" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little rough one."
Gautama - Hindi surname of the future Buddha, composed of the Sanskrit elements go "ox, cow" and tama "best," hence "the best ox."
Garaiñe - Basque name meaning "champion, victor."
Gartzene - Feminine form of Basque Gartzi, meaning "grace."
Gayla - Variant form of English Gayle, meaning "father rejoices."
Gaetana - Feminine form of Italian Gaetano, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
Gathbiyya - Variant spelling of Arabic Jathibiyya, meaning "attractive and charming."
Gaylon - Variant spelling of English Galen, meaning "calm, tranquil."
Gabriyel - Hebrew name meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God." In the bible, this is the name of an archangel.
Gaëtane - Feminine form of French Gaëtan, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
Garden - Basque name meaning "clear, transparent."
Gaufrid - Medieval German name composed of the elements gawia "territory" and fried "peace," hence "territory-peace."
Garbiñe - Variant spelling of Basque Garbi, meaning "clean, pure."
Gage - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from the Middle English word gage ("pledge, surety" against money lent), hence "moneylender."
Gaetano - Italian form of Roman Latin Caietanus, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
Garey - Variant spelling of English Gary, meaning "spear."
Gaztain - Basque name meaning "chestnut."
Gašper - Slovene form of Portuguese/Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
Gail - Short form of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Gauthier - Variant spelling of French Gautier, meaning "ruler of the army."
Gaël - Masculine form of French Gaëlle, meaning "holy and generous."
Gavriil - Russian form of Greek Gabriēl, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
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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