GRANVILLE: Old French for "big town." An appropriate choice for a baby born in a major league town.
GRATIA: From the Latin for "grateful." And let's not forget Gracias, Spaseba, Merci, Thanks, and Danke. Relative: Gratiana.
GRAY: Old English for "to shine." For the baby who sees more than just black and white. Relatives: Grey, Grayson, Graydon, Griswold, Greeley. Namesakes: Joel Grey, Horace Greeley.
GREER: From the Greek for "watchful." Works well for a boy or girl. Relatives: Grier, Gregoria. Namesakes: Greer Garson, Rosie Grier
GREGORY: From the Greek for "watchman." This name has lent itself to the Gregorian chant and the Gregorian calendar in honor of Pope Gregory I and Pope Gregory XIII, respectively. Relatives: Gregorius, Gregori, Gregoire, Gregor, Gregorio, Gregoor, Griogair, Grioghar, Gregus, Gragos, Greis, Grischa, Grigor, Grigori, Gries, Gero, Greg, Graig, Greig, Gregg, Gregson, Grig, Grigg, Grigson, McGregor. Namesakes: Pope Gregory, Gregory Peck, Dick Gregory, "Greg Brady."
GRIFFIN: A mythological beast -- half lion and half eagle -- that is charged with watching over golden treasures. Relatives: Gryphon, Griffon, Griffith, Griff. Namesakes: Griffin Dunne, Griffon Bell, Merv Griffin, Andy Griffith.
GRISELDA: Old German for "gray warrior." In Boccaccio's tale, "The Decameron," Griselda's husband doubted her love for him and put her through tests of anquish and heartbreak. Yet her love proved constant, and he was at last satisfied. Relatives: Grizelda, Grishilda, Grishilde, Griseldis, Grisa, Gris, Chriselda, Selda, Zelda.