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Boy Names Starting with Go-

Go- baby names and what they mean, with 35 results. Go- names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest 85 years ago (adoption of 0.3%) and is now significantly diminished, with names like Gordon going out of style. Gonda (top 15%) and Gowin (11%) are familiar Go- last names.

Go- names

Gobban - Goran | Gorav - Goyo

Gobban - Goran

Root fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Blacksmith." Rare, but Gobban is comparable to popular -ban surnames Galban (top 15%), Cobban (55%).

Gobind, var. Gobinda, Govind, Govinda
Root fr. Hindi, Sanskrit. "Cow finder." Gobind, Gobinda, etc. are unique as boys' names.

Goddard, var. Godard, Godart, Goddart, Godhart, Gothart, Godhardt, Gotthard, Gotthardt, Gotthart
From Old English. "God-hard." Gotthart and variants are not frequently used as birth names.

Jeffrey and variantsGodfrey1, Godfry1, Gottfried1
Forms of Jeffrey. Based on Old German element. Probably refers to "peace" .. Less widespread today. Godfrey was the variation last appearing (the 1960s) in the Top 2000.

Godfrey2, var. Godefroi, Godefroy, Godfried, Godfry2, Gofaridh, Godofredo, Goffredo, Goraidh, Gottfrid, Gottfried2
Root fr. Old German language. "God-peace." Godefroi and forms were popular as birth names in the 1880s.

Godric, var. Goderick, Godrick, Goodrick
Derived fr. Old English language. "God-ruler." Goderick and variants are not Top 2000 names.

Godwin, var. Godden, Godding, Godewyn, Godin, Godwyn, Godwinn, Goodwin1, Goodwyn1, Goodwynn1, Goodwynne
Derived fr. Old English element. "God friend." Godkin, Gordwin are familiar last names.

Var. of Geoffrey. Origin fr. Old German element. "Peace." Outside Top 2000.

Golding and variantsGolding, var. Golden, Goldman
Origin fr. Old English element. "Little golden one." Golden is commonly used as a children's name compared to Golding, Goldman.

Goldsmith, var. Goldschmidt, Goldshmidt
Source fr. Old English word. "Gold worker." Outside Top 2000.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Go- names: Godfrey, Golden, Gomer, Gonzalo

Goldwin, var. Goldewin, Goldewyn, Goldwinn, Goldwyn, Goldwynn
Root fr. Old English. "Golden friend." Not in popularity charts.

Goliath, var. Golliath, Golyath
Derived fr. Hebrew element. "Exile." Goliath, Golliath and Golyath are hardly found as given names.

Derivative of Hebrew, Old English languages. "Complete; good, famous." Less used today. Gomer last appeared in 1910-1919 in the Top 2000. See also Homer.

Gonzalo and variantsGonzalo, var. Gonsalve1, Gonsalve2, Gonzales
Based on Spanish, Latin elements. "Battle." Usage of Gonzalo and variants as birth names in 2015 was down 18.5% compared to 2005.

Goodman, var. Goodmann
Stems fr. Old English element. "Good man." Goodman and Goodmann are rare male names, and Goodman exists commonly (upper 1%) as a last name.

Goodwin2, var. Goodwinn, Goodwyn2, Goodwynn2
Derived fr. Old English element. "Good friend." Goodwin (top 1%) and Goodwyn (12%) exist often as surnames.

Source fr. Old English word. "Good year." Not Top 2000 name.

Gopal, var. Gopala
Derived fr. Sanskrit word. "Cow protector." Gopal and Gopala are uncommon as boys' names.

Form of George. From Greek language. "Farmer." Outside Top 2000. See also Gorav.

Stems fr. Slavic, Swedish languages. "Mountain; farmer." Goran is seldom adopted as a boys' name. See also Goren.

Quick Reference

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

1. Gobban - Goran
Gobban, Gobind [Govind, Gobinda, Govinda], Goddard [Godart, Goddart, Godhart, Gothart, Gotthard, Gotthart, Godhardt, Gotthardt, ..], Jeffrey [Godfry, Godfrey, Gottfried], Godfrey [Godfry, Goraidh, Godfried, Gofaridh, Goffredo, Gottfrid, Gottfried, Godofredo, ..], Godric [Godrick, Goderick, Goodrick], Godwin [Godin, Godwyn, Godwinn, Godewyn, Goodwin, Goodwyn, Goodwynn, Goodwynne, ..], Geoffrey [Goiridh], Golding [Golden, Goldman], Goldsmith [Goldshmidt, Goldschmidt], Goldwin [Goldwyn, Goldewin, Goldewyn, Goldwinn, Goldwynn], Goliath [Golyath, Golliath], Gomer, Gonzalo [Gonsalve, Gonzales], Goodman [Goodmann], Goodwin [Goodwyn, Goodwinn, Goodwynn], Goodyear, Gopal [Gopala], George [Goran], Goran

Gaurav [Gorav, Gourav], Gordon [Gordy, Gordan, Gordie, Gorden], Gore [Goring], Goren [Gorin, Gorren, Gorrin], Gorham, Gorman, Goronwy, Gorrell, Garton [Gorton], Gorton [Gorten], Gustav [Gosta], Gautam [Gotama], Gottlieb, Gower, Gregory [Goyo]

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