What does Gigi mean?
Gigi /gi-gi/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced JEE-jee, zhee-ZHEE. It is of French origin. Pet form of names like Georgina, Virginia, etc. Literary: the name of a young girl in a French novel by Colette, later made into an award-winning stage play and movie musical, with glamorous and "gamine" charm given the name by Leslie Caron's performance.
Related girl name: Gilberte.
Gigi has 22 more different forms via Georgina, Virginia: Geena, Geenia, Genia, Genya, Gina▼, Ginger▼, Gingia, Ginia, Ginnee, Ginni, Ginnie, Ginny, Ginya, Giorgina, Jinia, Jinnie, Jinny, Virge, Virgie▼, Virgina, Virgine and Virgy.Kreatif forms: Geigi, Gigei, Gigil. [more]
How popular is Gigi?
Gigi is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2163 out of 4276, Top 51%) and also a somewhat popular surname for all people (#115489 out of 150436, Top 77%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Gigi for girls. Gigi was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #884 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Virginia (#581 last year), Virgie, Ginny, Ginger, Gina and Georgina are the prominent variation forms of Gigi. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.438%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.0599%, ▼86.3%), with the versions Georgina, Gina, Ginger, Virgie and Virginia falling out of fashion. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Gigi and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Giza. This name tends to be less commonly used than Gigi.