Gaia: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Gaia

Gaia

Pronunciation: GIY-ə (key)

Origin of the name Gaia:

Derived from the Greek gē (earth). In Greek mythology, Gaia, mother of the Titans, is the earth personified as a goddess.

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My friend is called Gaia, and she is the only one I know. I think it's a lovely name, especially considering the meaning, but it's always mispronounced Gayer, and she gets really annoyed! People still do it after they've known her for ages.

Nicknames for Gaia: | Edit

G, Gi, Giz, Gigi, Gigiz, Gai, Gaiz, Gaizy, Gaizi, Gaigai, Gaigaiz

Meanings and history of the name Gaia: | Edit

A Greek name, meaning "Earth." In Greek mythology Gaia (G-EYE-uh) was the mother goddess who presided over the earth. She was the mate of Uranus and the mother of the Titans and the Cyclopes.

In the 1970s, Dr. James Lovelock developed the Gaia Hypothesis.

Famous real-life people named Gaia: | Edit

Gaia Romilly Wise: child of actor Greg Wise and actress Emma Thompson
Gaia: one of the stage names of Dutch Trance DJ Armin van Buuren

Gaia in song, story & screen: | Edit

Gaia Moore: The lead character in the young adult book series, "Fearless"

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