Gaius Name Meaning & Origin

Gaius

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Related Names:

Caius

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Comments and insights on the name Gaius: | Edit

This name is often mispronounced. The correct pronunciation is "GIE-us"

Personal experiences with the name Gaius: | Edit

My father's name is Gaius and he always disliked it. He was harassed even into adulthood for his odd name.

I know a Gaius who goes by Gus.

Nicknames for Gaius: | Edit

Guy, Gai, Gus

Meanings and history of the name Gaius: | Edit

Meaning: from Latin "I am glad". A common given name (praenomen) in ancient Rome. Found in the New Testament 3 times.

Rejoicer (Welsh)

Famous real-life people named Gaius: | Edit

Gaius Julius Caesar, Roman ruler
Gaius Claudius Glaber (also a character in Spartacus)
Gaius Charles, American actor, known for "Friday Night Lights"
Gaius Lee DuPree, American actor, known for "Vamp Bikers" (2014)

Gaius in song, story & screen: | Edit

Dr. Gaius Baltar, character on "Battlestar Galactica"

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