Gaius Name Meaning and Origin

Gaius is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Latin’ origin. The baby name Gaius means “To Be Joyful”.


Gaius Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Latin”



Gaius is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “GIE + as”


Gaius Name Meaning:

Gaius is a Roman name, a variant of the Greek name Caius. The name ‘Gaius’ means ‘to make happy or to rejoice’.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Guy, Keys, Keyes, Cai, Kay, Caio, Kaye


Famous people with this name:

Gaius, Paul’s host named in Romans 16:23;

Gaius of Derbe (Acts 20:4);

Gaius, recipient of the apostle John’s third epistle;

(Gaius) Julius Caesar, Roman politician who later became the Dictator of Rome ;

Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, aka Augustus, first Roman Emperor;

Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, aka Caligula, Roman Emperor ;

Gaius Julius Caesar (born Gaius Vipsanius Agrippa), adopted son of Augustus;

Gaius Sempronius Gracchus, Roman politician known for his reformative laws ;

Gaius Cilnius Maecenas, adviser to Augustus;

Gaius Marius, Roman general and consul;

Gaius Avidius Cassius, Usurper of the Roman Empire;

Gaius Valerius Troucillus, interpreter for Julius Caesar;

Gaius Valerius Flaccus, Roman consul;

Gaius Antonius Hybrida, Roman consul;

Gaius Charles, American actor;

Gaius Lee DuPree, American actor;




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