US Popularity:2295
Meaning:The earth
If you're in need of a gender-neutral name that will enable baby to remember their amazing heritage every day, look no further. Gaia is a beautiful name of Greek origin that means "the earth.” In Greek mythology, Gaia, known as the mother goddess, was the personification of the Earth. She is described as a caring and nurturing figure to all the children and plants of the world. In today's society, the term Gaia hypothesis is now used to suggest that the Earth and its biological systems act as a single entity.

Gaia Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Gaia is currently #1276 on The Bump
Boy:Gaia is currently #928 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Gaia is currently #690 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Gaia is currently #2295 in U.S. births
Girl:Gaia is currently #2333 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 7
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 143

  • Behind the Name, Gaia, May 2020

  • Name Doctor, Gaia

  • Britannica, Gaea, December 2023

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