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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.

Ganesh is a male given name commonly used in India and the Indian diaspora. The name is a form of Ganesha, a widely worshipped deity in the Hindu pantheon.
Girish (also spelled as Gireesh) is a Hindu name which means "lord of the Mountains" in Sanskrit ("giri" means Mountain and "ish" means God). This is a name of Lord Shiva, given because of his abode in the Himalayan Mountains. Lord Sri Ventakeshwara who resides on top of seven hills called Saptagiri also has Girish as one of his names.
The word Girjesh is an uncommon name derived from Hindi, literally meaning "Lord of Parvati", formed by joining the root words 'Girja'=Parvati, and 'Ish'='Lord'.The name alludes to Lord Shiva, husband of Goddess Parvati, who are both commonly depicted as observing mankind from the viewpoint of the Himalayas. The synonymous yet slightly different name 'Girijesh' has the meaning "King of the Mountains", formed by joining the root words 'Giri=Mountain', and 'Jesh=Ruler'.
Gopinathan is a name which was used in Southern States of India like Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in the 1950s and 1960s among the progressive Hindu families. The name is derived from the Lord Krishna, who is considered to be a hero in protecting young girls. He is called Nathan, meaning the Gopika's' (Girls') dream hero. The name lost its prominence to modern names since the 1970s. There have been many prominent personality by this name. Gopinathan or Gopinath is same just the difference being that in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, it is Gopinathan.
Gurunath is a commonly used term when praising what is considered by devotees the ultimate source of compassion, love and truth - irrespective of sectarian divides whether they may be devotees of Shiva, the Lord of Transformation in the Hindu pantheon (Shaivaite) or of Vishnu, the Lord of Preservation and Sustenance in the Hindu pantheon (Vaishnav) or any other devotee (bhakta) of a Hindu God or Goddess.
Gopinath is an Indian first and family name. He is one of the names of Krishna's (or.: Gopinatha).

In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.

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