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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 0.98%, 47%), with names like Gage becoming somewhat outmoded. Gael (#132) and Gabriel (#35) are two of the more fashionable birth names among these, while Ganz (TOP 7%) and Gama (6%) 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 variants

Gabriel, var. Gay, Gavrilo, Gavril, Gavriel, Garbriele, Gavrel, Gaby, Gabriello, Gabrielli, Gabrian, Gabriele, Gabor, Gabie, Gabi, Gabby, Gabe, Gabbie, Gabbi, Gab
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 variants

Gadiel, var. Gaddiel
Stems fr. Arabic word. "God is my fortune." Gaddiel and Gadiel are rare men's names.

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

Gael and variants

Gael1, var. Gale1
Root fr. French word. .. The name may also be a .. Gael has become increasingly popular with parents since 1880-1889.

Gaetano and variants

Gaetano, var. Gaeton, Gaetane, Gaetan
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 variants

Gage, var. Gauge, Gaige
Root fr. Old French element. "Pledge, oath." Gage, Gaige and Gauge are more popular as boys' names compared to other variations.

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

Gaines and variants

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

Gale and variants

Gale2, var. Gayle, Gaile, Gaille, Gaill, Gaelle, Gail, Gaell, Gael2
Based on Irish, Gaelic, Old English elements. "Foreigner; cheerful, happy." Adoption of Gaille and forms was expansive in 2018, except for forms like Gayle which have become less fashionable.

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 [Gauge, Gaige], Gahan, Gaillard [Galliard, Gaillardet, ..], Gaines [Gayne, Gaynes, ..], Gair [Gaer], Gaius, Gal, Galahad [Galath], Galbraith [Gallbreath, Gallbraith, ..], Gale [Gayle, Gaile, ..]

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

Harold [Garold, Garald], 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 [Garrin, Garren, ..], Garroway [Garraway], Garry

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

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

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