What does Gigi mean?
Gigi [gi-gi] as a girls' name is pronounced JEE-jee, zhee-ZHEE. It is of French origin. Pet form of Giselle, Georgina and Virginia. Originally a pet form of the French feminine of Gilbert or Gilberte. Literary: the name of a young girl in a 1944 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.
Gigi has 21 more different relations via Georgina, Gilberte, Giselle, Virginia: Genia, Georgi, Gig, Gila, Gill, Gillie, Gilly, Gina▼, Ginger▼, Gingia, Ginia, Ginni, Ginnie, Ginny, Ginya, Gisa, Giza, Jinia, Virge, Virgie▼ and Virgy.Creative forms:
(female) Ghigi, Giri, ..
(male) Gigib, Gigo, .. Middle name pairings:
Gigi Lizbeth (G.L.), ..
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. Demographics)
Gigi was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #787 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Giselle (#221 last year), Virginia (#522), Georgina (#1652), Gina (#1967), Virgie, Gillie, Ginny, Ginger and Genia are the prominent variation forms of Gigi. These relations of Gigi reached the apex of their popularity 95 years ago (usage of 2.26%) and have become significantly less common since (usage 0.13%, ▼94%), with versions like Virgie falling out of fashion.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Aggi, Agi, Gabi, Gai, Gavi, Geri, Gia▲, Gilia, Gingie, Gioia and Gita. These names tend to be less commonly used than Gigi.See names in meaning and etymology.