Creative Pet Names Beginning With the Letter G

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Selecting your pet's name is a big decision and should not be taken lightly. Some pet owners choose a pet's name before meeting their animal and others wait until the pet has shown some personality before deciding on a name. Either way, if you are in search of a creative exotic pet name that begins with the letter G, look no further than this list. 

Creative G Names from Literature, Pop Culture, and History

  • Gadget: The cartoon investigator Inspector Gadget
  • Galadriel: The female fictional character from J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth legends, including The Lord of the Rings. She is well-known for her white cloaks.
  • Galileo: The Italian polymath from the 1500s
  • Gamma: The third letter of the Greek alphabet
  • Gandolph: Another character from the Middle Earth series; this is a male name. 
  • Garfield: The lazy cartoon cat known for eating lasagna
  • Garnet: A deep red colored precious stone
  • Gatsby: From the 1925 novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Gazelle: A type of antelope species known for running at extremely high speeds
  • Geppetto: The fictional creator of Pinocchio
  • Gemini: The third astrological sign, represented by twins
  • Genesis: The first book of the Bible or an English rock band
  • Geneva: A city in Switzerland
  • Ghost: One of the direwolves from Game of Thrones
  • Ginrummy: A popular card game
  • Gizmo: A creature from the 1980s cult classic movie Gremlins
  • Gladiator: An ancient Roman fighter
  • Gladys Knight: The legendary Motown singer 
  • Glinda: The good witch from Wizard of Oz fame
  • Godfather: The American crime family movie (and book)
  • Godiva: A luxury chocolate brand
  • Godzilla: A giant monster from movie fame
  • Goliath: The biblical warrior defeated by David
  • Gollum: Another male fictional character from the Middle Earth series by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Goofey: The silly dog from classic Disney cartoons
  • Google: The internet search engine 
  • Grace: A classic feminine name 
  • Gramps: A term of endearment for an older male animal
  • Granny: A name for an older female animal
  • Gremlin: A cult horror movie from the 1980s featuring small creatures called gremlins
  • Gretzky: Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky' s nickname 
  • Grinch: The fictional green character created by Dr. Seuss, best known from the classic book How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  • Grumpy: One of the seven dwarves from the Disney movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
  • Gucci: An Italian luxury 
  • Guinness: The well-known Irish dark brown dry stout 
  • Guinevere: The Queen of King Arthur in classic Arthurian literature
  • Gumby: A green clay humanoid character from pop culture fame
  • Gummy Bear: Small, colorful gummy candies shaped like bears
  • Gypsy: A nomadic free-spirit or a classic Broadway musical 

If this list of pet names does not fit your needs, review the names for pairs of pets or names by type of exotic pet.