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What does Gigi mean?

Gigi Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: young, charm (beautiful).


Gigi has 2 variants: GG and Geegee.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gigi name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gigi outside U.S.

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gigi, Genia, Georgina, Gillie, Gina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ginger, Ginny, Giselle, Virgie, Virginia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Georgina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested 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.

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