Gad Name Meaning & Origin

Gad

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Personal experiences with the name Gad

I knew a girl in school who, every time she got mad or disgusted, she would say "Oh, GAD!" or "Yee-Gads!" My mother said "I don't like that word she's saying all the time - GAD! It's another form of saying GOD and taking God's name in vain!" Then there was a boy at school who would say "Gadfry!" every time he got mad or disgusted. Gad is not a good name for a boy.

Another exclamation for Gad is GAD-ZOOKS!

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Meanings and history of the name Gad

Genesis 30:11 - Then Leah said, “What good fortune!” So she named him Gad.

Famous real-life people named Gad

Gad, one of the twelve sons of Jacob in the Bible; his descendants became the tribe of Gad
Gad Elmaleh, Jewish French-Moroccan actor and comedian, partner of Charlotte Casiraghi
Gad, prophet in the time of King David (2 Samuel 24:11)
Josh Gad, actor and comedian

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