Baby Names: Names Starting with G

GALLOWAY: From the Latin for "from Gaul." Evokes distant times and faraway places. Relative: Galway. Namesakes: Galway Kinnell, James Galway.

GAMAL: Arabic for "camel." Relatives: Jamal, Jammal, Gamali. Namesake: Malcolm-Jamal Warner.

GARDINER: From the Danish for "garden keeper." A noble profession and a vivid name. Relatives: Gardener, Gardenor, Gardner, Gardnard, Garden, Gar. Namesakes: Erle Stanley Gardner, John Gardner.

GARETH: Norse for "enclosure" and Old French for "watchful." Sir Gareth was the knight of the Round Table responsible for freeing Lady Lynette from the dreaded Sir Ironside. Relatives: Garth, Garret, Garrett, Garreth, Gareth, Garit, Gary, Garry, Gar. Namesakes: Garrett Morris, Garrett Simmons.

GARFIELD: Old English for "promontory." A name for fat cats. Relative: Gar. Namesakes: James Garfield, "Garfield."

GARLAND: Old French for "wreath." Pretty name. Relatives: Garlan, Garlon, Garlyn, Gar. Namesakes: Garland Jeffries, Judy Garland.

GARNER: From the Latin for "granary." Namesakes: James Garner, John Nance Garner.

GARNET: Latin for "red seed." It is the birthstone for January babies. Relative: Garnett.

GARRISON: From the Old French for "fort." A slightly more formal twist on Gary. Relative: Garson. Namesakes: Garrison Keillor, Garson Kanin, Greer Garson.

GARY: From the Old German for "spear carrier." Relatives: Garry, Garrie, Garvey, Garvie, Garvin, Gervis, Gervais, Gervase, Garrick. Namesakes: Garry Trudeau, Gary Larson, Gary Cooper, Steve Garvey.

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