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What does Gad mean?

Gad Pronunciation of Gad [gad] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Gad is "fortune, luck". Biblical: one of Jacob's twelve sons, and founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.

Associated with: biblical.


Gad has 1 variant: Gadi.

Creative forms:
(male) Gado, Grad, ..

(female) Gade, Gan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gad Samarth (G.S.), ..

How popular is Gad?

Gad is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#40019 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gad has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Gad is pronounced similarly to Ged. Other suggested similar names are Aad, Gab, Gal, Gard, Gay, Gaz, Lad, Rad and Tad. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gad.

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