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 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.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Gilberte.
Gigi has 48 more different forms via Georgina, Virginia: Geena, Geenia, Geenya, Genia, Genya, Georgeanne, Georgeina, Georgejean, Georgena, Georgene▼, Georgiana▼, Georgianna▼, Georgianne, Georgienne, Georgine, Georgyana, Georjette, Gina▼, Ginella, Ginelle, Ginger▼, Gingia, Ginia, Ginnee, Ginni, Ginnie, Ginny, Ginya, Giorgina, Jenell, Jenella, Jenelle, Jinia, Jinjer, Jinnie, Jinny, Verginia, Verginya, Virge, Virgena, Virgene, Virgenya, Virgie▼, Virgina, Virgine, Virginie, Virginnia and Virgy.
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. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Virginia (#581 last year), Ginger, Ginny, Virgie, Gina, Jenelle, Georgiana, Georgianna, Georgina, Georgine and Georgene are the prominent variation forms of Gigi. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.2654%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.0349%, down 86.8%), with versions like Georgianna, Georgina, Georgene, Georgiana and Gina 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.