Gaia: baby girl name meaning and popularity


[GAY-uh or GUY-uh]

From the Greek word "gaia," meaning "earth." So be prepared for your little Gaia to always be digging ... and that may extend to her nose and nether regions as well, at least during the toddler years.


Gaia is almost too short to nickname.

Famous people named Gaia:

Actresses Gaia Weiss and Gaia Germani; socialite Gaïa Jacquet-Matisse; singer Gaia Cauchi; journalist/author Gaia Vince.

Fun fact:

Gaia Bawden is a character in a J.K. Rowling novel, but not part of the Harry Potter series; the novel is A Casual Vacancy.

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