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Names starting with Gi

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.
Gilbert - English form of Old French Gilebert, meaning "pledge-bright." 
Giulietta - Diminutive form of Italian Giulia, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Gituku - African Kikuyu name meaning "notoriously shady and sly."
Gilda -   Celtic name meaning "servant of God."
Gib - Medieval pet form of English Gilbert, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gina -  Hebrew unisex name meaning "garden." Compare with strictly feminine forms of Gina.
Gisèle - Variant spelling of Old French Giselle, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Gizon - Basque name meaning "man."
Giselle - French form of German Gisela, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Gia - Variant spelling of Greek Gaia, meaning "earth."
Ginnie - English pet form of Latin Virginia, meaning "maiden, virgin."
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.
Gilberto - Spanish form of Latin Gilebertus, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gisselle - Variant spelling of French Giselle, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Gilles - French name derived from Late Latin Ægidius, meaning "shield of goatskin."
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.
Gianfranco - Italian compound name composed of Gianni "God is gracious" and Franco "free."
Gisella - Italian form of German Gisela, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Gilberta - Feminine form of Spanish Gilberto, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gianna - Contracted form of Italian Giovanna, meaning "God is gracious."
Giedrius - Lithuanian name derived from the word giedras, meaning "serene."
Giuseppe - Italian form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Gidon - Variant spelling of Hebrew Gidown, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior."
Gizi - Pet form of Hungarian Gizella, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Gizem - Turkish name meaning "mystery."
Gizella - Variant spelling of Hungarian Gizela, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Gizela - Hungarian form of German Gisela, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Giustino - Italian form of Roman Latin Justinus, meaning "fair, just."
Giustina - Feminine form of Italian Giustino, meaning "fair, just."
Giuseppina - Elaborated form of Italian Giuseppa, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Giuseppa - Feminine form of Italian Giuseppe, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Giulio - Italian form of Roman Latin Julius, 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)."
Gittel - Variant spelling of Yiddish Gitel, meaning "good."
Gitte - Danish variant form of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
Gittan - Swedish pet form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Gitta - German short form of French/German Brigitte, meaning "exalted one."
Githinji - African Embu name meaning "butchers."
Githa - Variant spelling of Middle English Gytha, meaning "strife, war."
Gitele - Variant spelling of Yiddish Gitel, meaning "good."
Gitel - Yiddish name meaning "good."
Gita - Hindi name meaning "song."
Gisilbert - Old High German name composed of the elements gisel "pledge, hostage" and beraht "bright, famous," hence "pledge-bright."
Gisil - Old German name derived from the word gisel/gisil, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
Gisfrid - Medieval German name composed of the elements gisel "pledge" and fried "peace," hence "pledge of peace."
Gisbert - French form of Old High German Gisilbert, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gisa -   Anglo-Saxon name meaning "gift." 
Girolamo - Variant spelling of Italian Gerolamo, meaning "holy name."
Giro - Basque name meaning "weather."
Girish - Hindi name meaning "mountain lord." In mythology, this is a name belonging to Shiva.
Giraldo - Italian form of Latin Geraldus, meaning "spear ruler."
Giovanni - Italian form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
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."
Giorgino - Diminutive form of Italian Giorgio, meaning "little earth-worker, farmer."
Giorgina - Pet form of Italian Giorgia, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Giorgia - Feminine form of Italian Giorgio, 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."
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." 
Gillian - English variant spelling of Roman Latin Jillian, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Gillebertus - Variant spelling of Latin Gilebertus, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gill - Variant spelling of English Gil, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gilibertus - Variant spelling of Latin Gilebertus, meaning "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.
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."
Gilbertine - Diminutive form of French Gilberte, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gilberte - Variant spelling of French Gileberte, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gilah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Gila, meaning "joy."
Gilaberte - Variant spelling of French Gileberte, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gila - Feminine form of Hebrew Gil, meaning "joy."
Gijsbert - Dutch form of Latin Gilbertus, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gijs - Short form of Dutch Gijsbert, meaning "pledge-bright."
Gigi - Pet form of French Georgine, meaning "earth-worker, farmer." 
Giffard - From the Middle English byname giffard, meaning "chubby-cheeked." 
Gifard - Variant spelling of English 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.
Gidi - Pet form of Hebrew Gidown, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior."
Gidel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Gidel, meaning "too great; giant."
Gidal - Variant spelling of Hebrew Gidel, meaning "too great; giant."
Gid - Short form of English Gideon, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior."
Giconi - African Embu name meaning "bird."
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."
Giannino - Pet form of Italian Giovanni, meaning "God is gracious."
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."
Gianluca - Italian compound name composed of Gianni "God is gracious" and Luca "from Lucania."
Giancarlo - Italian compound name composed of Gianni "God is gracious" and Carlo "man."
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."
Giampaolo - Variant spelling of Italian Gianpaolo, meaning "God is gracious" and "small."
Giambattista - Variant spelling of Italian Gianbattista, meaning "God is gracious" and "baptist."
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."
Gintare - Feminine form of Lithuanian Gintaras, meaning "amber."
Gintaras - Lithuanian name meaning "amber."
Gino - Short form of Italian names ending with the diminutive suffix -gino, such as Ambrogino "little immortal one," and Giorgino "little farmer."
Ginny - Variant spelling of English Ginnie, 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."
Gil (hebrew - גִּיל):  Hebrew name meaning "joy."
Gina (hebrew - גִּנָּה):  Hebrew unisex name meaning "garden." 

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