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Boy Names Starting with Ga-

Ga- baby names and what they mean, with 82 results. Ga- names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names reached the height of their popularity 7 decades ago (usage of 1.85%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 1.22%, 34%), with names like Garett becoming somewhat outmoded. Gannon (#532), Gauge (#885) and Gabriel (#22) are three of the more fashionable birth names among these, while Galle (top 9%) and Gadson (4%) are familiar Ga- surnames. Here is the list of Ga- names for girls.

Ga- names

Gabbo - Gale | Galen - Garald | Garald - Garry | Garson - Gaylord | Gaynor - Gaz

Gabbo - Gale

Derived fr. Middle English element. "Scoff, joke." Unconventional, but Gabbo is comparable to popular -bo last names Galbo (top 24%), Gambo (73%). See also Gabbie.

Root fr. Old French element. .. The name is famous due to .. A rare children's name, Gable is found more conventionally as a last name. See also Cable.

Gabriel and variantsGabriel, var. Gab, Gabbi, Gabbie, Gabby, Gabi, Gabe, Gabie, Gabor, Gabrian, Gabrielli, Gabriele, Gabriello, Gaby, Garbriele, Gavriel, Gavrel, Gavril, Gavrilo, Gay
Root fr. Hebrew word. "Man of God." Gabriel, Gabe, Gavriel and Gay are more commonly used as baby names among these variant forms.

Gad, var. Gadi
Derived fr. Hebrew. "Fortune, luck." Gad and Gadi are scarcely used as men's names, and Gad occurs often (top 27%) as a surname.

Var. of Geddes. Root fr. Scottish language. Scottish surname possibly related to "goad" .. Gaddist, Gaddie are common surnames. See also Caddis.

Gadiel and variantsGadiel, var. Gaddiel
Stems fr. Arabic word. "God is my fortune." Gadiel is prevalent as a boys' name compared to Gaddiel.

Derivative of Arabic language. "Shock of corn." Godish and Gradish are creative variations. See also Gaddis.

Gael and variantsGael1, var. Gale1
Root fr. French word. .. The name may also be a .. Adoption of Gael and forms was at a high less than a decade ago and is lower today, with Gale becoming less fashionable.

Gaetano and variantsGaetano, var. Gaetan, Gaetane, Gaeton
Origin fr. Italian, Latin. "From Gaeta." Gaetano, Gaetane, etc. are hardly found as male names.

Var. of Gefen. Origin fr. Hebrew word. "Vine." Outside Top 2000.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ga- names: Gabe, Gabriel, Gadiel, Gael, Gaetano

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ga- names: Gage, Gaige, Gail, Gaines, Gale

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ga- names: Gauge, Gavriel, Gay, Gayle

Gage and variantsGage, var. Gaige, Gauge
Root fr. Old French element. "Pledge, oath." Gage (upper 1%) and Gaige (32%) appear often as surnames.

Possibly a Scottish variant of John .. Gahan is rare as a male name, registering frequently (top 14%) as a last name. See also Kahan.

Gaillard, var. Gaillhard, Gaillardet, Galliard
Stems fr. Middle English word. "Brave, cheerful, spirited." Galliard and variants are unusual as boys' names.

Gaines and variantsGaines, var. Gains, Gayne, Gaynes
May be linked to modern day .. Less common today. Gaines was the version last appearing (1950-1959) in the Top 2000.

Gair, var. Gaer
Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Small one." Outside Top 2000.

Stems fr. Latin. "Happy." Gaius is rare as a baby name. See also Gus.

Root fr. Hebrew. "Wave, roller, swell." Also a girls' name. Gal is an atypical male name, existing commonly (top 17%) as a last name.

Galahad, var. Galath
Derived fr. Welsh. "Hawk, hero." Rare, with the unusual -ad ending for Galahad, like Garrad, Gilead.

Galbraith, var. Galbrait, Galbreath, Gallbraith, Gallbreath
Derived fr. Scottish, Gaelic words. "Foreign Briton." Unique, with the -th suffix for Galbraith, Galbreath, etc., like Garrith, Galath.

Gale and variantsGale2, var. Gael2, Gaell, Gaelle, Gail, Gaille, Gaill, Gaile, Gayle
Based on Irish, Gaelic, Old English elements. "Foreigner; cheerful, happy." Usage of Gale and variants as baby names in 2015 was up 69.5% compared to 10 years ago.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ga- names for boys.

1. Gabbo - Gale
Gabbo, Gable, Gabriel [Gay, Gavrilo, ..], Gad [Gadi], Geddes [Gaddis], Gadiel [Gaddiel], Gadish, Gael [Gale], Gaetano [Gaeton, Gaetane, ..], Gefen [Gafni], Gage [Gaige, Gauge], Gahan, Gaillard [Galliard, Gaillardet, ..], Gaines [Gayne, Gaynes, ..], Gair [Gaer], Gaius, Gal, Galahad [Galath], Galbraith [Gallbraith, Gallbreath, ..], Gale [Gaile, Gayle, ..]

Galen [Gaylon, Gaylinn, ..], Galfrid [Gal], Galil, Galileo, Gall, Gallagher, Gallatin, Galloway [Galway, Gallway], Galo [Gallo], Galt, Galton [Galten, Gallton, ..], Galvin [Galven, Galvon, ..], Galway, Gamal [Gamul, Gamali], Gamaliel [Gamliel], Gamble [Gammel, Gamlin, ..], Ganesh [Ganesha], Gannet [Gannett], Gannon, Harold [Garald, Garold]

Gerald [Gary, Garret, ..], Gardner [Gardnar, Gardnard, ..], Gareth [Gaz, Garyth, ..], Garfield [Gary, Garry], Garland [Garlyn, Garllan, ..], Garman [Garmon, Garrman, ..], Garmon, Garner [Garnar, Garnier], Garnet [Garnett], Garnock, Garrad [Gared, Garred], Garrard, Gerard [Garret, Garrett, ..], Garret [Gary, Garyth, ..], Gerritt [Garrett], Garrick [Garryk, Garryck, ..], Garrison [Garrisson], Garron [Garren, Garrin, ..], Garroway [Garraway], Garry

Garson, Garth, Garton, Garvan [Garvin], Garvey [Garvy, Garvie, ..], Gervase [Garvey], Garvin [Garwyn, Garwynn, ..], Gary [Gaz, Garry, ..], Jasper [Gaspar, Gasper], Caspar [Gasper, Gasparo, ..], Gaspard [Gasper, Gasparo, ..], Gaston [Gascon, Gastone], Walter [Gautier, Gauthier, ..], Gaurav, Gautam, Gauthier [Gautier, Gaultier, ..], Gavan, Gavin [Gavyn, Gawaine, ..], Gay, Gaylord [Gayler, Gaylor, ..]

Gaynor [Gayner, Gaynnor, ..], Gaz [Gazza]

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