Meaning and Origin of Gad - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Gad

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Native American : Juniper tree

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : variant spelling of Gadd.
  • Danish : from a medieval nickname Gad meaning ‘sting’, ‘point’, or from the Biblical male personal name Gad.
  • Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic jād ‘serious’, ‘earnest’.