Unusual Male Names

Unique Male Names Starting with G

Old male names starting with G

A list of beautiful and unique male names starting with the letter G.

Last updated: April 23, 2022.

 

Gage

Years of origin: circa 10th century.

Origin: Old French.

Meaning: pledge, promise.

Gage name variations: Kage, Kaige, Gaige.

 

Garrett

First mention: around 9th century.

Origin: Old German.

Meaning: hardy, tough.

Garrett name variations: Garratt, Garret, Garred, Garrad, Jarrett, Gareth.

 

Gaston

Name meaning: foreigner, outlander, guest.

Origin: Old French.

First mention: early 12th century.

Historical reference: Gaston de Chanmont, Constable of France.

Gaston name variations: Kaston, Gaeston, Geaston, Geston, Gastion.

 

Gebhard

Name meaning: valiant, courageous, brave, gift.

Origin: Germanic.

First mention: circa 9th century.

Historical reference: Gebhard, Duke of Lorraine.

Gebhard name variations: Gebert, Geberd, Gebhart, Gebherd, Gebhert.

 

Genann

Name meaning: favour, fondness.

First mention: circa 20th century BC.

Origin: Old Irish.

Historical reference: Genann, High King of Ireland.

Genann name variations: Genn, Gann, Geanann, Ghenann, Gheanann, Genenn, Genonn.

 

Geoffrey

Years of origin: circa 12th century (as Geoffroy).

Origin: Middle English.

Meaning: stranger, outlander.

Geoffrey name variations: Goffrey, Jophrey, Geofrey, Geophrey.

 

Gerald

First mention: around 9th century.

Origin: Old German.

Meaning: strong like a spear.

History behind: name derived from Germanic prefix ger (translated as spear) and suffix wald (translated as rule).

Gerald name variations: Geralt, Jerrold, Gerallt, Jerald, Jeralt, Jerry, Gerry.

 

Gervase

Name meaning: strong as a spear.

Origin: Germanic.

First mention: late 11th century.

Historical reference: Gervase, Prince of Galilee.

Gervase name variations: Kervase, Gearvase, Gervaise.

 

Gibson

Years of origin: circa 10th century.

Origin: Old English.

Meaning: bright, majestic.

Gibson name variations: Gipson, Gibbson, Gibbs.

 

Gilbert

First mention: around 11th century.

Origin: Old French.

Meaning: famous.

Etymology: name derived from the word berth (translated as famous).

Gilbert name variations: Gilberth, Gilbertson, Giselbert.

 

Gilroy

Years of origin: circa 16th century.

Origin: Scottish.

Meaning: assistant to the king.

Gilroy name variations: Ilroy, Gillroy, Gillrey, Gilrey, Elroy, Kilroy.

 

Godfrey

First mention: around 8th century.

Origin: Old German or Old French.

Meaning: peaceful, good, peace of God.

Godfrey name variations: Godfreyson, Godefrey, Gotfrey, Gothfrey.

 

Godwin

Name meaning: good friend or friend of God.

Origin: Old German or Old English.

Earliest mention of a name: around 7th century.

Historical reference: Godwin of Stavelot.

Godwin name variations: Godwine, Goodwin, Gotwin, Gothwine, Gothwin.

 

Golhard

Name meaning: inhumanly strong, inhumanly brave.

Origin: Old German.

Golhard name variations: Goddard, Godart, Godard, Goddart, Goddart, Godehard, Gotthard, Goddert.

 

Grady

Years of origin: circa 11th century.

Country of origin: Ireland.

Meaning: grand, noble.

Etymology: derived from the Irish word grada (translated as noble).

Grady name variations: Krady, Graidy, Gradaugh.

 

Graham

First mention: around 11th century.

Origin: Old English.

Meaning: gravel homestead.

Graham name variations: Gratham, Grahan, Graeham, Gram.

 

Grant

Country of origin: France.

Meaning: tall, large.

History behind: derived from the French graund (translated as tall).

Grant name variations: Grent, Grend, Grannt, Grannd, Grand.

 

Graysen

Years of origin: circa 11th century.

Origin: Old English.

Meaning: son of the gray haired man.

Graysen name variations: Grasen, Grassen, Greyson, Greyston.

 

Greeley

First mention: around 13th century.

Origin: Old French.

Meaning: scarred.

Etymology: derived from Old French word gresle (translated as pitted or scarred).

Greeley name variations: Kreeley, Greely, Greelley, Greelly.

 

Griffin

Years of origin: unknown.

Origin: Welsh.

Meaning: descendant of the Griffin like.

History behind: the name comes from a legendary creature with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle.

Griffin name variations: Griff, Griphin, Griffon.

 

Grimbald

Name meaning: gloomy, dark, forbidding.

Origin: Old English.

Earliest mention of the name: around 9th century.

Historical reference: Saint Grimbald, Benedictine monk.

Grimbald name variations: Grimbalt, Grimwald, Grimmbald, Grimmald.

 

Gustav

Origin: Old Swedish or Slavic.

Meaning: glorious guest.

Gustav name variations: Guestav, Gustaf, Gustavo, Gostislav.

 

Guthlac

Name meaning: warrior, battler.

Origin: Old Norse and Old English.

Earliest mention of the name: around 7th century.

Historical reference: Saint Guthlac of Crowland.

Guthlac name variations: Guthlak, Gutlak, Gothlac, Gothlak.

 

Guthrum

Name meaning: fighting snake, elusive in battle.

Origin: Old Norse.

Years of origin: circa 9th century.

Reference: Guthrum, King of Denmark.

Guthrum name variations: Gutrum, Guterum, Godrum, Gudrum, Gudram.

 

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