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 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 36 more different relations via Georgina, Gilberte, Giselle, Virginia: Geena, Geenia, Genia, Genya, Georgi, Georgie▼, Georgy, Gig, Gila, Gill, Gillie, Gilly, Gina▼, Ginger▼, Gingia, Ginia, Ginnee, Ginni, Ginnie, Ginny, Ginya, Giorgina, Gisa, Gisela, Gisele, Gislog, Giza, Gizela, Jinia, Jinnie, Jinny, Virge, Virgie▼, Virgina, Virgine and Virgy.Kreatif forms: Ghigi, Gighi, Gigui. [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)
Giselle (#215 last year), Virginia (#581), Ginny, Virgie, Ginger, Georgina, Gina and Georgie are the prominent variation forms of Gigi. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3407%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.1338%, ▼60.7%), with versions like Gina, Georgie, Georgina, Ginger and Virgie falling out of fashion. Giselle (#215) is the most trendy name for newborns here. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Gigi and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)