German Names starting with G

If you want to find German names starting with G, browse the various creative options you have at your disposal. These German names starting G are perfect for any baby girl, cat, or dog.

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German names are often inspired by Germanic culture and heritage. In many cases, German families will name their children after a close family member. While many Germans do get creative with names, all German first names must be approved by the German Government. If you don't live in Germany, you will have more freedom to choose your own German name. Because of the number of people with German heritage that live around the world, you'll find plenty of German names that are popular in other countries. Most German names have positive historic context rooted in the origin of the name. These names are perfect choices for newborn baby boys, girls, dogs, and cats!

10 Most Popular German Names starting with G

PopularityNameMeaning
1stGeorgiaFarmer, state of the usa, farming woman, earthworker.
2ndGaryMighty with a spear, city in indiana, spear rule, a spear, spear carrier, mighty spearman.
3rdGenevieveWhite wave, woman of the family, leader of the tribe, woman of the people.
4thGermanFrom germany, brother.
5thGriseldaGray battle maiden, gray battle, strong woman, fighting in darkness, gray, haired battle heroine.
6thGuyGuide, valley, professional guide, warrior.
7thGisellePledge, oath, hostage.
8thGusDiminutive form of gustav or angus or august, various, watchful, vigilant.
9thGretaPearl, a pearl.
10thGerardBrave with a spear, brave spearman, strong like a spear, brave, spear hard.

All German Names starting with G

NameGenderMeaning
GableBoyGod is bright, tax collector, gobler, little gabriel.
GableGirlGod is bright.
GaborBoyGod is my strength, god's bravest man, god is my might, gift, talent.
GabrieleGirlGod is my strength, devoted to god.
GaelleGirlMy father rejoices, name of a celtic people.
GaincarloBoyFree man.
GalianaGirlLight.
GalienaGirlLight, exalted one.
GaranBoyGuards or guardian, stork.
GarenBoyMighty with a spear.
GareyBoyMighty with a spear.
GaribaldoBoyBold with a lance.
GarinBoyMighty with a spear, an ancient city in armenia, name of an old armenian city.
GarionBoyMighty with a spear, mighty spearman.
GaronBoyMighty with a spear.
GarrenBoyMighty with a spear, combination of gareth and darren, guardian.
GarreyBoyMighty with a spear.
GarrickBoySpear ruler, from a place covered by oaks, ruler with spear, leads by the spear.
GarrinBoyMighty with a spear.
GarrisonBoySpear fortified town, son of gerard, son of gary, troops in battle, son of garry.
GarronBoyMighty with a spear, form of garren, guardian.
GarryBoyMighty with a spear, diminutive form of garrett or gareth, to watch, mighty spearman.
GarsonBoySpear fortified town, valet, son of gar, servant.
GarvynBoyFriend in battle.
GaryBoyMighty with a spear, city in indiana, spear rule, a spear, spear carrier, mighty spearman.
GaufridBoyPeaceful territory.
GausbertoBoyBrightness.
GautierBoyWoodsman, army rule, mighty leader.
GebbertBoyGift of bravery.
GeisbertBoyA child of noble parents.
GenaGirlWoman, 'knee, ' perhaps.
GenardoBoyOf strong lineage.
GenevaGirlJuniper, capital of switzerland, juniper berry, leader of the tribe, juniper tree.
GeneveGirlJuniper.
GenevieGirlWhite wave.
GenevieveGirlWhite wave, woman of the family, leader of the tribe, woman of the people.
GeniveeGirlWhite wave.
GenovevaGirlWhite wave, white phantom, leader of the tribe.
GenowefaGirlWhite wave, white complexion, fair.
GeoffBoyPeaceful, god peace, a peaceful ruler, peace.
GeomarBoyFamous in battle.
GeorgBoyFarmer, farming man, earth-worker.
GeorgiaGirlFarmer, state of the usa, farming woman, earthworker.
GeraldBoyMighty with a spear, rules with spear, ruler with spear, spear warrior.
GeraldinaGirlMighty with a spear.
GeraldineGirlMighty with a spear, rules with spear, ruler with spear, one who rules by the spear, ruler with the spear.
GeralynGirlRules by the spear, combination of the names gerald and lyn.
GeralynnGirlRules by the spear.
GerardBoyBrave with a spear, brave spearman, strong like a spear, brave, spear hard.
GerbrandoBoySword.
GerdBoyBrave with a spear.
GerdaGirlBeloved warrior, guarded, garden, strong like a spear, protected, protection, protector.
GerdeGirlBeloved warrior.
GerdieGirlBeloved warrior.
GereBoyRules with a spear.
GerfriedBoyPeaceful warrior.
GerhardBoyBrave with a spear, brave spearman, strong like a spear, spear head.
GerhardinaGirlBrave with a spear.
GerhardineGirlBrave with a spear.
GerlachBoySpear thrower, spear thower.
GerlindeGirlWife of spearman.
GermanBoyFrom germany, brother.
GeroldBoyMighty with a spear, mighty with the spear.
GeronBoyMighty with a spear.
GerraldBoyMighty with a spear.
GerrardBoyBrave with a spear.
GerredBoyRules by the spear.
GerrellBoyMighty with a spear.
GerryBoyMighty with a spear, diminutive form of gerald, ruler with spear, one who rules by the spear, mighty spearman.
GerryGirlDiminutive form of gerald, ruler with spear.
GertBoyStrong like a spear, fighter.
GertraudGirlSpear of strength.
GertrudGirlBeloved warrior, spear strength.
GertrudaGirlBeloved warrior, spear strength.
GertrudeGirlBeloved warrior, spear of strength, the strongest spear, adored warrior, spear maiden, warrior woman.
GertrutGirlBeloved warrior.
GervaseBoyHonorable.
GerwaltGirlMighty with a spear.
GerwaltaGirlMighty with a spear.
GesineGirlStrong spear.
GesualdoBoyThe prisoner of the king.
GhislainBoyOath or pledge.
GhislaineGirlOath or pledge, pledge, sweet pledge.
GijsbertBoyA child of noble parents.
GilbertBoyIllustrious pledge, bright pledge, bright young man, trusted, brilliant pledge, pledge-bright.
GilbertaGirlIllustrious pledge.
GildardoBoyGood.
GilleasbuigBoyBold, genuine.
GiomarBoyFamous in battle.
GiselaGirlPledge.
GisellaGirlPledge.
GiselleGirlPledge, oath, hostage.
GisilberhtaGirlHostage.
GitaGirlPearl, song.
GittaGirlStrong, exalted one.
GoddardBoyDivinely firm, as strong as god.
GodeardoBoyHe who is valiant.
GodfreyBoyGod's peace, god peace, peaceful and good.
GofriedBoyGod's peace.
GoldwineGirlGolden friend.
GotardoBoyHe who is valiant.
GottfridBoyGod's peace.
GottfriedBoyGod's peace.
GotzBoyPeace of god.
GotzoneGirlAngel.
GozzoBoyGood.
GregorBoyVigilant watchman, awake or watchful, vigilant.
GretGirlPearl.
GretaGirlPearl, a pearl.
GretchenGirlPearl, a pearl.
GretelBoyPearl.
GretelGirlPearl, a pearl, derivative: from the name margaret.
GrettaGirl
GriceldaGirlGray or gray haired.
GriseldaGirlGray battle maiden, gray battle, strong woman, fighting in darkness, gray, haired battle heroine.
GriseldeGirlGray battle maiden.
GrisellaGirlGray battle maiden.
GrisjahildeGirlGray battle maiden.
GriswaldBoyFrom the gray forest, grey haired ruler.
GriswaldaGirlFrom the gray forest.
GriswaldeGirlFrom the gray forest.
GriswoldBoyFrom the gray forest, grey ruler, gray forest.
GrizeldaGirlForm of grizelda, endless patience.
GryseldaGirlGray battle maiden.
GuadalbertoBoyHe is all powerful.
GualaBoyGovernor.
GualteriaGirlArmy ruler, general.
GudrunGirlFriend in war, god's secret, battler, who knows the secrets of battle, divine wisdom.
GudrunaGirlFriend in war.
GuidaGirlGuide.
GuilaineGirlSweet pledge.
GundislavoBoyJoy, strength.
GunillaGirlBattle maiden, battle in war, war, battle.
GunnelGirlBattle maiden.
GunterBoyBattle warrior.
GuntherBoyBattler warrior, war army, army, warrior, battle.
GuntramBoyWar raven.
GurBoyYoung lion, baby lion.
GusBoyDiminutive form of gustav or angus or august, various, watchful, vigilant.
GusGirl
GustavBoyStaff of the goths, staff of the gods.
GustaveBoyStaff of the goths, the staff of the goths, the staff of god, staff of the gods, meditation staff.
GustavoBoyStaff of the goths, staff of the gods, stave of the goths, meditation staff.
GustelGirlMajestic.
GuthrieBoyFrom the windy place, a wind blown place, war hero.
GuyBoyGuide, valley, professional guide, warrior.