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Names starting with Gi

Gidal - Variant spelling of Hebrew Gidel, meaning "too great; giant."
Giancarlo - Italian compound name composed of Gianni "God is gracious" and Carlo "man."
Giustino - Italian form of Roman Latin Justinus, meaning "fair, just."
Gideon - Anglicized form of Hebrew Gidown, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior." In the bible, this is the name of the warrior who defeated the Midianites.
Giuseppina - Elaborated form of Italian Giuseppa, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Gid - Short form of English Gideon, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior."
Gilbert - English form of Old French Gilebert, meaning "pledge-bright." 
Giampaolo - Variant spelling of Italian Gianpaolo, meaning "God is gracious" and "small."
Gita - Hindi name meaning "song."
Gisa -   Anglo-Saxon name meaning "gift." 
Gidi - Pet form of Hebrew Gidown, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior."
Gisselle - Variant spelling of French Giselle, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Gittan - Swedish pet form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Giselle - French form of German Gisela, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Gidel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Gidel, meaning "too great; giant."
Gill - Variant spelling of English Gil, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gisbert - French form of Old High German Gisilbert, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gisilbert - Old High German name composed of the elements gisel "pledge, hostage" and beraht "bright, famous," hence "pledge-bright."
Gilgamesh - Sumerian name, possibly originally from a mistranslation of the title Gilga-Shem, meaning "father of Shem." In Mesopotamian mythology, this is the name of the hero and friend of Enkidu.
Giconi - African Embu name meaning "bird."
Gila - Feminine form of Hebrew Gil, meaning "joy."
Gisfrid - Medieval German name composed of the elements gisel "pledge" and fried "peace," hence "pledge of peace."
Gintaras - Lithuanian name meaning "amber."
Gituku - African Kikuyu name meaning "notoriously shady and sly."
Gitta - German short form of French/German Brigitte, meaning "exalted one."
Giannino - Pet form of Italian Giovanni, meaning "God is gracious."
Gisil - Old German name derived from the word gisel/gisil, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Gizi - Pet form of Hungarian Gizella, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Gizela - Hungarian form of German Gisela, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Gilead - Anglicized form of Hebrew Gilad, meaning "hard, stony region." In the bible, this is the name of region east of the Jordan River. It is also the name of several characters, including a grandson of Manasseh.
Gitele - Variant spelling of Yiddish Gitel, meaning "good."
Gianluca - Italian compound name composed of Gianni "God is gracious" and Luca "from Lucania."
Girish - Hindi name meaning "mountain lord." In mythology, this is a name belonging to Shiva.
Gilles - French name derived from Late Latin Ægidius, meaning "shield of goatskin."
Giorgia - Feminine form of Italian Giorgio, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Giambattista - Variant spelling of Italian Gianbattista, meaning "God is gracious" and "baptist."
Gitel - Yiddish name meaning "good."
Gianna - Contracted form of Italian Giovanna, meaning "God is gracious."
Gidon - Variant spelling of Hebrew Gidown, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior."
Ginny - Variant spelling of English Ginnie, meaning "maiden, virgin."
Giedrius - Lithuanian name derived from the word giedras, meaning "serene."
Gittel - Variant spelling of Yiddish Gitel, meaning "good."
Gino - Short form of Italian names ending with the diminutive suffix -gino, such as Ambrogino "little immortal one," and Giorgino "little farmer."
Gifard - Variant spelling of English Giffard, meaning "chubby-cheeked."
Giulio - Italian form of Roman Latin Julius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Gilibertus - Variant spelling of Latin Gilebertus, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gilbertine - Diminutive form of French Gilberte, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gilberto - Spanish form of Latin Gilebertus, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gisella - Italian form of German Gisela, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Gillian - English variant spelling of Roman Latin Jillian, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Gigi - Pet form of French Georgine, meaning "earth-worker, farmer." 
Gia - Variant spelling of Greek Gaia, meaning "earth."
Gina -  Hebrew unisex name meaning "garden." Compare with strictly feminine forms of Gina.
Gilda -   Celtic name meaning "servant of God."
Gizem - Turkish name meaning "mystery."
Giorgino - Diminutive form of Italian Giorgio, meaning "little earth-worker, farmer."
Gillebertus - Variant spelling of Latin Gilebertus, meaning "pledge-bright."
Giovanni - Italian form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Gizon - Basque name meaning "man."
Gizella - Variant spelling of Hungarian Gizela, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Giustina - Feminine form of Italian Giustino, meaning "fair, just."
Giuseppe - Italian form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Giuseppa - Feminine form of Italian Giuseppe, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Giulietta - Diminutive form of Italian Giulia, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Giuliano - Italian form of Roman Latin Julianus, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Giuliana - Feminine form of Italian Giuliano, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Giulia - Feminine form of Italian Giulio, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Gitte - Danish variant form of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
Githinji - African Embu name meaning "butchers."
Githa - Variant spelling of Middle English Gytha, meaning "strife, war."
Gisèle - Variant spelling of Old French Giselle, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Girolamo - Variant spelling of Italian Gerolamo, meaning "holy name."
Giro - Basque name meaning "weather."
Giraldo - Italian form of Latin Geraldus, meaning "spear ruler."
Giovannetta - Pet form of Italian Giovanna, meaning "God is gracious."
Giovanna - Feminine form of Italian Giovanni, meaning "God is gracious."
Giosuè - Italian form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "God is salvation."
Giosetta - Diminutive form of Italian Giuseppina, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Giorgio - Italian form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Giorgina - Pet form of Italian Giorgia, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Giordano - Italian masculine form of Hebrew unisex Yarden, meaning "flowing down."
Giolladhe - Irish name meaning "golden." 
Gioia - Italian name meaning "happiness."
Gioconda - Italian name derived from Latin Jucunda, meaning "happy."
Gioachino - Variant spelling of Italian Gioacchino, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Gioacchino - Italian form of Hebrew Joachim, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Gintare - Feminine form of Lithuanian Gintaras, meaning "amber."
Ginnie - English pet form of Latin Virginia, meaning "maiden, virgin."
Ginger - English pet form of Latin Virginia, meaning "maiden, virgin." Sometimes also given as a spice name.
Ginevra - Italian form of Celtic Genovefa, probably meaning "race of women."
Gilroy - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ruaidh, "son of the Ruadh," hence "red."
Gillis - Dutch form of French Gilles, meaning "shield of goatskin." 
Gilford - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a variant of the surname Guilford, composed of Old English gylde "golden" and ford "ford," hence "golden river crossing."
Giles - English form of French Gilles, meaning "shield of goatskin." This was the name of an 8th century saint of cripples.
Gilen - Basque form of Old High German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
Gilebertus - Latin form of Old High German Gisilbert, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gilebert - Old French name derived from Latin Gilebertus, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gilchrist - Scottish Gaelic name derived from the phrase giolla Chríost, meaning"servant of Christ."
Gilberte - Variant spelling of French Gileberte, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gilberta - Feminine form of Spanish Gilberto, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gilah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Gila, meaning "joy."
Gilad - Hebrew name meaning "hard, stony region." In the bible, this is the name of region east of the Jordan River. It is also the name of several characters, including a grandson of Manasseh.
Gilaberte - Variant spelling of French Gileberte, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gijsbert - Dutch form of Latin Gilbertus, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gijs - Short form of Dutch Gijsbert, meaning "pledge-bright."
Giffard - From the Middle English byname giffard, meaning "chubby-cheeked." 
Gieronymus - Latin form of Greek Hieronymos, meaning "holy name."
Giedre - Feminine form of Lithuanian Giedrius, meaning "serene."
Gidown - Hebrew name meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior." In the bible, this is the name of the warrior who defeated the Midianites.
Gib - Medieval pet form of English Gilbert, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gianpiero - Italian compound name composed of Gianni "God is gracious" and Piero "rock, stone."
Gianpaolo - Italian compound name composed of Gianni "God is gracious" and Paolo "small."
Gianni - Contracted form of Italian Giovanni, meaning "God is gracious."
Gianmaria - Italian compound name composed of Gianni "God is gracious" and Maria, "obstinate, rebellious." 
Gianmarco - Italian compound name composed of Gianni "God is gracious" and Marco "defense" or "of the sea."
Gianluigi - Italian compound name composed of Gianni "God is gracious" and Luigi "famous warrior."
Gianfranco - Italian compound name composed of Gianni "God is gracious" and Franco "free."
Gianbattista - Italian compound name composed of Gianni "God is gracious" and Battista "baptist."
Giampiero - Variant spelling of Italian Gianpiero, meaning "God is gracious" and "rock, stone."
Giada - Italian name meaning "jade."
Giacomo - Italian form of Late Latin Jacomus (English James), meaning "supplanter."
Giacobbe - Italian form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Giacinto - Italian form of Latin Hyacinthus, meaning "hyacinth flower."
Giacinta - Feminine form of Italian Giacinto, meaning "hyacinth flower."
Giachetta - Feminine pet form of Italian Giacomo, meaning "supplanter."
Gil (hebrew - גִּיל):  Hebrew name meaning "joy."
Gina (hebrew - גִּנָּה):  Hebrew unisex name meaning "garden." 

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