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  1. GIL (Hebrew: גִּיל): 
    1. Hebrew name meaning "joy."
    2. Portuguese and Spanish form of French Gilles, meaning "shield of goatskin."
    3. Short form of English Gilbert, meaning "pledge-bright" and other names beginning with Gil-.
  2. GIL-AD (גִּיל-עַד): Hebrew name meaning "hard, stony region."
  3. GILAD (גִּלְעָד): 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.
  4. GILBERT: English form of Old French Gilebert, meaning "pledge-bright." 
  5. GILBERTO: Spanish form of Latin Gilebertus, meaning "pledge-bright."
  6. GILCHRIST: Scottish Gaelic name derived from the phrase giolla Chríost, meaning "servant of Christ."
  7. 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.
  8. GILEBERT: Old French name derived from Latin Gilebertus, meaning "pledge-bright."
  9. GILEBERTUS: Latin form of Old High German Gisilbert, meaning "pledge-bright."
  10. GILEN: Basque form of Old High German Wilhelm, meaning "will-helmet."
  11. GILES: English form of French Gilles, meaning "shield of goatskin." This was the name of an 8th century saint of cripples.
  12. 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."
  13. 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.
  14. GILIBERTUS: Variant spelling of Latin Gilebertus, meaning "pledge-bright."
  15. GILL: Variant spelling of English Gil, meaning "pledge-bright."
  16. GILLEASBAIG: Contracted form of Gaelic Gille Easbaig, meaning "bishop's servant."
  17. GILLEBERTUS: Variant spelling of Latin Gilebertus, meaning "pledge-bright."
  18. GILLES: French name derived from Late Latin Ægidius, meaning "shield of goatskin."
  19. GILLESPIE: Scottish Anglicized form of Gaelic Gilleasbaig, meaning "bishop's servant." 
  20. GILLIS: Dutch form of French Gilles, meaning "shield of goatskin." 
  21. GILROY: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ruaidh, "son of the Ruadh," hence "red."
  22. GINA (גִּנָּה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "garden." Compare with strictly feminine forms of Gina.
  23. GINO: Short form of Italian names ending with the diminutive suffix -gino, such as Ambrogino "little immortal one," and Giorgino "little farmer."
  24. GINTARAS: Lithuanian name meaning "amber."
  25. GIOACCHINO: Italian form of Hebrew Joachim, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
  26. GIOACHINO: Variant spelling of Italian Gioacchino, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
  27. GIOLLADHE: Irish name meaning "golden." 
  28. GIORDANO: Italian masculine form of Hebrew unisex Yarden, meaning "flowing down."
  29. GIORGIO: Italian form of Latin Georgius, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  30. GIORGINO: Diminutive form of Italian Giorgio, meaning "little earth-worker, farmer."
  31. GIOSUÈ: Italian form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "God is salvation."
  32. GIOVANNI: Italian form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
  33. GIRALDO: Italian form of Latin Geraldus, meaning "spear ruler."
  34. GIRISH (ಗಿರೀಶ್): Hindi name meaning "mountain lord." In mythology, this is a name belonging to Shiva.
  35. GIRO: Basque name meaning "weather."
  36. GIROLAMO: Variant spelling of Italian Gerolamo, meaning "holy name."
  37. GISBERT: French form of Old High German Gisilbert, meaning "pledge-bright."
  38. GISFRID: Medieval German name composed of the elements gisel "pledge" and fried "peace," hence "pledge of peace."
  39. GISIL: Old German name derived from the word gisel/gisil, meaning "pledge, hostage, noble offspring."
  40. GISILBERT: Old High German name composed of the elements gisel "pledge, hostage" and beraht "bright, famous," hence "pledge-bright."
  41. GITHINJI: African Embu name meaning "butchers."
  42. GITUKU: African Kikuyu name meaning "notoriously shady and sly."
  43. GIULIANO: Italian form of Roman Latin Julianus, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
  44. GIULIO: Italian form of Roman Latin Julius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
  45. GIUSEPPE: Italian form of Latin Josephus, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
  46. GIUSTINO: Italian form of Roman Latin Justinus, meaning "fair, just."
  47. GIZON: Basque name meaning "man."
  48. GJERGJ: Albanian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  49. GJON: Albanian form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious." 
  50. GJORD: Modern form of Swedish Gyrdh, meaning "God's peace."
  51. GJORGJI (Ѓорѓи): Macedonian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  52. GJURD: Norwegian form of Old Norse Guðfrøðr, meaning "God's peace."
  53. GLADWIN: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Middle English Gladwyn, meaning "bright friend."
  54. GLADWYN: Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Glædwine, meaning "bright friend."
  55. GLÆDWINE: Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements glæd "bright" and wine "friend," hence "bright friend."
  56. GLANVILLE: Old English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "clean field; clear open country."
  57. GLAUCIA: Roman name derived from the Latin word glaucus, meaning "bluish-gray."
  58. GLAUCIO: Portuguese form of Roman Latin Glaucia, meaning "bluish-gray."
  59. GLAURUNG: In Tolkien's Middle-Earth, this is the name of the wingless, fire-breathing, trickster dragon known as "The Deceiver" and "Father of Dragons." He was slain by Túrin.
  60. GLAW: Welsh unisex name meaning "rain."
  61. GLEB (Глеб): Russian name meaning "bread." 
  62. GLEN: Scottish name derived from the word gleann, meaning "valley."
  63. GLENDOWER: Anglicized form of Welsh Glyndwr, meaning "valley water."
  64. GLENN: Variant spelling of Scottish Glen, meaning "valley."
  65. GLYN: Welsh name derived from the word glyn, meaning "valley."
  66. GLYNDWR: Welsh byname transferred to forename use, composed of the elements glyn "valley" and dwr "water," hence "valley water."
  67. GLYNN: Variant spelling of Welsh Glyn, meaning "valley."
  68. GOBÁN: Irish name possibly composed of the word gobha and a diminutive suffix, hence "little smith."
  69. GOBIND: Variant spelling of Hindi Govind, meaning "cow-finder."
  70. GOIBNIU: Celtic name derived from the word gobha, meaning "smith." In mythology, this is the name of a god of craftsmanship who provided weapons for the Tuatha De Danaan.
  71. GODAFRID: Variant spelling of Old High German Gottfried, meaning "God's peace."
  72. GODARD: Norman French form of Old High German Godehard, meaning "god-strong."
  73. GODDARD
    1. Later form of Norman French Godard, meaning "god-strong." 
    2. Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Godheard, meaning "god-strong."
  74. GODEFREI: Norman French form of Old High German Godafrid, meaning "God's peace."
  75. GODEFREY: Variant spelling of Norman French Godefrei, meaning "God's peace."
  76. GODEHARD: Old High German name composed of the elements guda "God" and hard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "god-strong."
  77. GODFREY: English form of Norman French Godefrey, meaning "God's peace."
  78. GODFRIED: Dutch form of Old High German Gottfried, meaning "God's peace."
  79. GODHEARD: Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements god "God" and heard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "god-strong."
  80. GODLUMTHAKATHI: African Zulu name meaning "holds back the wizard."
  81. GODMÆR: Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements gōd "good" and mær "famous," hence "good fame."
  82. GODOFREDO: Portuguese and Spanish form of Old High German Gottfried, meaning "God's peace."
  83. GODRIC: Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements god "God" and ric "power, rule," hence "divine power" or "power of God."
  84. GODWIN: Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Godwine, meaning "God's friend." 
  85. GODWINE: Anglo-Saxon name composed of the elements god "God" and wine "friend," hence "God's friend."
  86. GOFANNON: Welsh form of Irish Goibniu, meaning "smith." In mythology, this is the name of a smith god, the son of Dôn.
  87. GOFFREDO: Italian form of Old High German Gottfried, meaning "God's peace."
  88. GOFRAIDH: Irish form of Old High German Gottfried, meaning "God's peace."
  89. GOG: Anglicized form of Hebrew Gowg, meaning "mountain." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and the name of the prophetic prince of the land of Magog. In British legend, God and Magog are the names of two giant guardians of London. Geoffrey of Monmouth states that Gogmagog was one giant who was slain by the Cornish hero Corin.
  90. GŌG (Γώγ): Greek form of Hebrew Gowg, meaning "mountain." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the king of Magog who will come from the north and attack the land of Israel.
  91. GOGA (Гога): Russian Georgi, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  92. GOGIL: Variant spelling of Russian Gogol, meaning "golden-eyed duck."
  93. GOGO: Basque name meaning "spirit."
  94. GOGOL (Го́голь): Russian name meaning "golden-eyed duck."
  95. GOIBNIU: Irish name derived from the word gobha, meaning "smith." In mythology, this is the name of a smith god who provided weapons for the Tuatha De Danaan.
  96. GOIRIDH: Scottish Gaelic form of Old High German Godafrid, meaning "God's peace."
  97. GOITO: Spanish pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Gregorio, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
  98. GOIZ: Basque name derived from the element goiz, meaning "morning."
  99. GÖKER: Turkish name meaning "man of the sky."
  100. GOLDA: Old English name meaning "gold." Compare with feminine Golda.
  101. GOLIATH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Golyath, meaning "exile." In the bible, this is the name of a Philistine giant slain by David. A shard of pottery unearthed by archaeologists digging at Tell es-Safi, bears two Proto-Semitic names (alwt and wlt) which are etymologically similar to Hebrew Galyat/Golyat/Golyath. The shard dates to around 950 BC, very close to the time when the bible says Goliath lived. 
  102. GOLYAT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Golyath, meaning "exile." 
  103. GOLYATH (גָּלְיַת): Hebrew name meaning "exile." In the bible, this is the name of a Philistine giant slain by David. A shard of pottery unearthed by archaeologists digging at Tell es-Safi, bears two Proto-Semitic names (alwt and wlt) which are etymologically similar to Hebrew Galyat/Golyat/Golyath. The shard dates to around 950 BC, very close to the time when the bible says Goliath lived. 
  104. GOMER (Hebrew: גּׄמֶר): 
    1. English surname transferred to forename use, from a contracted form of Anglo-Saxon Godmær, meaning "good fame."
    2. Hebrew unisex name meaning "to finish, to complete." In the bible, this is the name of both the son of Japhet and the wife of the Prophet Hosea.
  105. GOMERIC: Old German name, meaning "man-power."
  106. GONÇALO: Portuguese form of Spanish Gonzalo, meaning "battle genius; war elf."
  107. GONÇALVO: Variant spelling of Portuguese Gonçalo, meaning "battle genius; war elf."
  108. GONZALO: Spanish form of Visigothic Gundisalv, meaning "battle genius; war elf."
  109. GOODWIN: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English Godwin, meaning "God's friend."
  110. GOPAL (गोपाल): Hindi myth name composed of the Sanskrit elements go "cow" and pala "protector," hence "cow protector."
  111. GORA (Russian: Гора): 
    1. Basque name meaning "exaltation."
    2. Pet form of Russian Yegor, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  112. GORAIDH: Scottish Gaelic form of English Godfrey, meaning "God's peace."
  113. GÖRAN: Swedish form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  114. GORAN (Горан): Serbian name meaning "mountain man."
  115. GORD: Short form of English Gordon, meaning "spacious fort."
  116. GORDEN: Variant spelling of English Gordon, meaning "spacious fort."
  117. GORDIAN: Short form of Roman Gordianus, meaning "from Gordium."
  118. GORDIANUS: Roman name meaning "from Gordium."
  119. GORDON: Scottish surname transferred to forename use, from the name of a place in Berwickshire composed of the Welsh elements gor "spacious" and din "fort," hence "spacious fort." 
  120. GORGI (Ѓорѓи): Variant spelling of Macedonian Gjorgji, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  121. GORKA: Basque form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  122. GORLASSAR: Old Welsh epithet belonging to Uther Pendragon, possibly meaning "above the blue" or "higher than the sky."
  123. GORLOIS: French Arthurian legend name of Igraine's first husband, the Duke of Cornwall, before she married Uther Pendragon. The name may have been derived from Gorlassar, an Old Welsh epithet belonging to Uther, possibly meaning "above the blue" or "higher than the sky."
  124. GORO (五郎): Variant spelling of Japanese Gorou, meaning "fifth son."
  125. GORONWY: Welsh name of unknown etymology. In mythology, this is the name of the lover of Blodeuwedd
  126. GOROU (五郎): Japanese name meaning "fifth son."
  127. GORRI: Basque name meaning "red."
  128. GORYOUN: Armenian name meaning "lion cub."
  129. GORYA (Горя): Pet form of Russian Yegor, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
  130. GOSSE: Old French form of German Gozzo, meaning "good" or "god."
  131. GÖSTA: Pet form of Swedish Gustaf, meaning "meditation staff."
  132. GOSTISLAV: Slavic form of Teutonic Chustaffus, meaning "meditation staff."
  133. GOTAM (गोतम): Variant spelling of Hindi Gautam, meaning "the best ox."
  134. GOTTFRID: Swedish form of Old Norse Guðfriðr, meaning "God's peace."
  135. GOTTFRIED: Old High German equivalent of Old Norse Guðfriðr, composed of the elements got "god" and fridu "peace," hence "God's peace."
  136. GOTTHARD: Variant form of Old High German Godehard, meaning "god-strong."
  137. GOTTHILF: Old High German name composed of the elements got "God" and helf/hilf "help," hence "god-help."
  138. GOTTHOLD: Old High German name composed of the elements got "God" and hold "lovely, splendid," hence "divine splendor."
  139. GOTTLIEB: Old High German name composed of the elements got "God" and lieb "love," hence "god-love."
  140. GOTTLOB: Old High German name composed of the elements got "God" and lob "praise," hence "god-praise."
  141. GOTTO: African Ganda name meaning "crushed; pounded; twisted."
  142. GOTTSCHALK: Old High German name composed of the elements got "God" and scalc "servant," hence "god-servant."
  143. GÖTZ: Pet form of German Gottfried, meaning "God's peace."
  144. GOTZON: Basque name meaning "angel."
  145. GOVAD: Persian name of one of the 23 Hamkar archangels, meaning "good wind." Govad's special domain is "wind and waves." 
  146. GOVANNON: Variant spelling of Welsh Gofannon, meaning "smith." In mythology, this is the name of a smith god, the son of Dôn.
  147. GOVIND (गोविंदा): Hindi myth name composed of the Sanskrit elements go "cow" and vind "finding," hence "cow-finder."
  148. GOWAD: Variant spelling of Persian Govad, meaning "good wind."
  149. GOWG (גּוֹג): Hebrew name meaning "mountain." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and the name of the prophetic prince of the land of Magog. 
  150. GOYATHLAY: Native American Apache name meaning "one who yawns."

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