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First Name Directory - Starting with G




This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.


Gaudenz
Tom is a masculine given name of Latin origin. The name is common especially in Switzerland in the canton of Graubünden. Tom's name comes from the Latin past participle present gaudens, entis off. Is the verb to gaudere, to german forward. Gaudenz means therefore, of itself invites, the cheerful.
Gebhard
Gebhard (Gebhart) is a German given name, recorded from at least the 9th century. It is composed of the Old High German elements geb "gift" and hard "brave, hardy".
Gerald
Gerald is an English and German language masculine given name. The name also exists in French with the accent Gérald.
Gerd
Gerhardt
Gerhardt is a masculine name of Germanic origin. It can refer to the following:
Gernot
Gernot is a German masculine given name, derived from Old High German "ger" (spear) and "khnoton" (to brandish). It is rare, but still in use in German speaking countries today.
Giesbert
Gisbert is a masculine given name. His name-day is March 20. The male first name Gisbert is of Celtic origin and goes into his since the 18th century in Germany widespread version on the Saint Cuthbert of Lindisfarne (c. 634 in Northumberland, England, died on 20 March 687 on the island Farna - Tomb in the monastery of Lindisfarne / Holy Iceland, since the 10th century, the Cathedral of Durham) back. The meaning of the name is unclear and is "good and famous" implied.
Gino
Gino is a masculine given name of Italian origin. It may be the short form of another Italian names like Ambrogino or Luigino or Eugenio, which are from the Ancient Greek name Ambrosios (ἀμβρόσιος) which means "ever-living", and/or Eugenios (εὐγένιος) which means "well-born, noble".
Gisbert
Gisbert is a masculine given name. His name-day is March 20. The male first name Gisbert is of Celtic origin and goes into his since the 18th century in Germany widespread version on the Saint Cuthbert of Lindisfarne (c. 634 in Northumberland, England, died on 20 March 687 on the island Farna - Tomb in the monastery of Lindisfarne / Holy Iceland, since the 10th century, the Cathedral of Durham) back. The meaning of the name is unclear and is "good and famous" implied.
Gorch
Gorch is a masculine given name, and the low German form of George.
Goswin
Goswin is a masculine given name. From old high German Jai = friend. means: "Goth friend" or "Friend of God".
Gotthilf
TCH is a masculine given name. It occurs as a family name in the German-speaking world.
Gottlieb
Gottlieb (German for "God's Love"; see also Amadeus (disambiguation), Bogomil, Theophil) is a German name that may be used as a surname or as a male given name. The name Gottlieb was created in the 17th century, in German speaking parts of Europe, as a product of the age of Pietism, as a way of naming young men with a religiously charged name. The name has been, however, attested from the 6th century in the Gothic Arezzo deed as 'Gudilub', normalized as 'Gudaliufs'.
Gundo
SB is a male given name, which is a short form of names starting with Gund-. These are derived from the old high German word Gand, means the fight.
Gunther
Gunther (Gundahar, Gundahari, Latin Gundaharius, Gundicharius, or Guntharius, Old English Gūðhere, Old Norse Gunnarr, anglicised as Gunnar) was a semi-legendary King of Burgundy in the early 5th century. Legendary tales about him appear in Latin, medieval Middle High German, Old Norse, and Old English texts, especially concerning his relations with Siegfried (Sigurd in Old Norse) and his death by treachery in the hall of Attila the Hun.
Gustaf
Gustaf is a Swedish and German variant of the masculine given name Gustav. The Swedish family names Gustafson and Gustafsson are derived from Gustaf in patronymischer education.
Germar
Germar is a German-language masculine given name and surename:
Günther
The given name Günther, Gunther, Günter or Gunter may refer to:
Gian
Gian is a masculine Italian given name, form of Gianni. Notable people with the name include:
Gilbert
Gilbert is a masculine given name. It is based on the ancient Germanic man name Gilbert, the two roots gisil (descendant of a noble family) and berht/beraht (for known or famous) consists of the. Also the meaning as "the brilliant offspring" from Germanic old high German is attributed to Gilbert. The name Gilbert is regarded as the French form of Gilbert. Yet the debate is in English [ˈɡɪl-].
Gottfried
Gottfried is a masculine German given name. It is derived from the Old High German name Godafrid, recorded since the 7th century. The name is composed of the elements god- (conflated from the etyma for "god" and "good", and possibly further conflated with gaut) and frid- ("peace, protection").
Gottlob
Thank goodness is a German male given name and family name.
Guido
Guido is a given name Latinised from the Old High German name Wido. The given name Guy is the Norman-French version of this name.
Götz
Götz or Goetz (German pronunciation: [ɡœts]) is a German name, in origin a hypocorism of Gottfried. It remains in use as a short form of Gottfried, but it has also become a surname.





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