GROVER: Anglo-Saxon for "one who tends the groves." Akin to Farmer, Gardiner, and Forester. Relative: Grove. Namesakes: Grover Cleveland, Grover Washington, "Sesame Street" character.
GUINEVERE: Celtic for "white wave." King Arthur's lady and a jewel of a name. The French version, Genevieve, is also lovely. Relatives: Guenevere, Gwendoline, Gwendolyn, Gwendaline, Gwendolen, Gwen, Gwenn, Gwenne, Gwenith, Gwenyth, Gwyneth, Gwyn, Guenn, Gwynne, Gwyndolyn, Jennifer. Namesakes: Lady Guinevere, Gwendolyn Brooks, Gwen Verdon, Gwyneth Jones.
GUNNAR: Old Norse for "war." A great name for a child with the proper Norse heritage. Relatives: Gunn, Gunther, Gunter, Guntar. Namesakes: Gunnar Nelson, Günter Grass, "Peter Gunn."
GUSTAVE: Swedish for "from the Goth." Relatives: Gustavo, Gustavus, Gustav, Gustaf, Gus. Namesakes: Gustave Flaubert, Gustav Klimt, Gustav Mahler, Gustavus Adolphus.
GUTHRIE: Celtic for "war hero" and American for "folk singer." Namesakes: Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie.
GUY: From the Old French for "guide." Guy, like Bud and Mac, is a generic term for "hey, you." Namesakes: Guy Burgess, Guy de Maupassant, Guy Fawkes.