174 Colors That Start With G (Names, Hex, RGB, CMYK)

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With all different variants of “green”, “gold”, and “gray” falling under the same umbrella, it’s hardly surprising that the list of colors starting with the letter G is a relatively long entry. It should provide a jumping-off point to help you get started in your search for the perfect color.

For clarity’s sake, we’ve removed most of the “gray” vs. “grey” duplicates, but there are still plenty of colors remaining to help you find the specific shade that you’re looking for.

List of Colors That Start With G

Here’s a list of colors that start with the letter G, including names, Hex, RGB, and CMYK codes:

Gable Green

Gable Green is a dark green shade with some subtle blue-gray undertones, inspired by the dark colors found on traditional roofing gables across Western Europe and North America.

Gable Green
Hex #163531 
RGB 22, 53, 49 
CMYK 58, 0, 8, 79

Gaddafi

Gaddafi is a warm off-white or deep tan color with some light red and orange undertones to give it a brighter feel without being too overwhelming.

Gaddafi
Hex #FFDEAD 
RGB 255, 222, 173 
CMYK 0, 13, 32, 0

Gainsboro

A soft off-white shade with some cooler blue undertone, Gainsboro shares its name with a popular men’s cologne that debuted in the 1970s and has been popular ever since.

Gainsboro
Hex #DCDCDC 
RGB 220, 220, 220
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 14

Galactica

Drawing its inspiration from the wide-open expanses of space, Galactica is a deep blue shade with gray black undertones that still expose plenty of the original color.

Galactica
Hex #303655 
RGB 48, 54, 85
CMYK 44, 36, 0, 67

Galaxy

Similarly, Galaxy is an even deeper shade of bluish black, inspired by the vast, mysterious reaches of outer space that remain unexplored to this day.

Galaxy
Hex #303641 
RGB 48, 54, 65
CMYK 26, 17, 0, 75

In contrast to the previous two entries, Gallery is a bright white shade that draws its inspiration from the clean walls and open design of most contemporary art galleries.

Gallery
Hex #EFEFEF 
RGB 239, 239, 239
CMYK 0, 0, 0. 6

Galliano

Named after the sweet herbal liqueur of the same name, Galliano is a bright, almost grassy shade of warm orange-brown with a sweet vanilla undertone that mimics the drink in question.

Galliano
Hex #DCB20C 
RGB 220, 178, 12
CMYK 0, 19, 95, 14

Gamboge

A deep shade of warm orange, Gamboge is the name of the pigment that traditionally is used to dye the robes of Buddhist monks.

Gamboge
Hex #E49B0F 
RGB 228, 155, 15
CMYK 0, 32, 93, 11

Gannet Grey

The name “gannet” actually refers to a family of seabirds found throughout the northern Atlantic, and Gannet Grey takes its name from their darker accent feathers.

Gannet Grey
Hex #8E918F 
RGB 142, 145, 143
CMYK 2, 0, 1, 43

Gargoyle

Gargoyle is a medium dark shade of stony brown, inspired by the grotesque architectural monsters found lurking in cathedrals and castles throughout most of Europe.

Gargoyle
Hex #907E69 
RGB 144, 126, 105
CMYK 0, 12, 27, 44

Gargoyle Gas

Gargoyle Gas, on the other hand, is a much brighter shade of yellow with only the slightest red or orange undertones to keep it from being a true yellow color.

Gargoyle Gas
Hex #FFDF46 
RGB 255, 223, 70
CMYK 0, 13, 73, 0

Garnet Red

Garnet Red is named after and clearly inspired by the deep red birthstone of the same name—an almost purplish shade of rich, dark red.

Garnet Red
Hex #6C000F 
RGB 108, 0, 15
CMYK 0, 100, 86, 58

Garnet Orange

Garnet Orange uses Garnet Red as its base, but dials up the yellow value in order to create a muted shade of bold-reddish orange with brown undertones.

Garnet Orange
Hex #CB624D 
RGB 203, 98, 77
CMYK 0, 52, 62, 20

Gauntlet

In medieval Europe, the gauntlet was a leather or metal glove worn to protect the hands and wrists during battle, and the color Gauntlet is a solid greenish-gray or brown that pays homage to the sturdy construction of the armor.

Gauntlet
Hex #716F69 
RGB 113, 111, 105
CMYK 0, 2, 7, 56

Geas

Inspired by the curses of Irish mythology, Geas is a misty, almost mysterious shade of pale greenish blue.

Geas
Hex #78A890 
RGB 120, 168, 144
CMYK 29, 0, 14, 34

Gecko

Gecko is a dark green with warm brown undertones, inspired by the scaly skin of the animal that bears the same name.

Gecko
Hex #45634B 
RGB 69, 99, 75
CMYK 30, 0, 24, 61

Geebung

It may not be the technical name, but “geebung” is the colloquial name for a family of plants that often produce flowers with this cheerful orange-brown hue.

Geebung
Hex #D18F1B 
RGB 209, 143, 27
CMYK 0, 32, 87, 18

Gelato

Gelato is a soft shade of pink with some cooler undertones that push it into almost a pale purple shade, inspired by the frozen treat of the same name.

Gelato
Hex #DBB7BE 
RGB 219, 183, 190
CMYK 0, 16, 13, 14

Generic Viridian

Despite its name, Generic Viridian is a uniquely vivid shade of dark green with bluish undertones, a favorite among traditional artists and graphic artists alike.

Generic Viridian
Hex #007F66 
RGB 0, 127, 102
CMYK 100, 0, 20, 50

Geneva

Geneva is an extremely pale shade of yellow with slight green-brown undertones, inspired by the art and architecture that make up the famous city in Switzerland.

Geneva
Hex #D2E09E 
RGB 210, 224, 158
CMYK 6, 0, 29, 12

Genie

Genie is a light blue shade with brighter undertones that draws its inspiration from the Genie character—famously voiced by Robin Williams—in Disney’s 1992 animated movie, Aladdin.

Genie
Hex #62B3F2 
RGB 98, 179, 242
CMYK 60, 26, 0, 5

Genie Purple

Genie Purple, on the other hand, is a deep, mystical reddish purple that draws its inspiration more directly from the jinn of pre-Islamic Arabian folklore and mythology.

Genie Purple
Hex #833E77 
RGB 131, 62, 119
CMYK 0, 53, 9, 49

Genoa

Genoa is the second city-inspired entry on this list—a deep shade of dark green inspired by the rich colors and lush natural setting of the city of Genoa, in Italy.

Genoa
Hex #15736B 
RGB 21, 115, 107
CMYK 82, 0, 7, 55

Georgia Clay

Georgia Clay is a dark reddish brown shade that draws its inspiration from the red clay deposits found throughout most of the American South.

Georgia Clay
Hex #A95143 
RGB 169, 81, 67
CMYK 0, 52, 60, 34

Geraldine

Geraldine is a sweet shade of light pink with enough of a red-orange undertone to give the color just a little bit of an extra kick!

Geraldine
Hex #FB8989 
RGB 251, 137, 137
CMYK 0, 45, 45, 2

Geranium Red

Although geranium flowers can be found in many colors, Geranium Red refers to the bright orange-red shade that is by far one of the most popular varieties.

Geranium Red
Hex #F04B51 
RGB 240, 75, 81
CMYK 0, 69, 66, 6

German Grey

German Grey is an extremely dark shade of gray with only the slightest hint of a brown undertone running beneath the surface to lighten the shade’s overall appearance.

German Grey
Hex #414C52 
RGB 65, 76, 82
CMYK 21, 7, 0, 68

Geronimo

Originally the name of a prominent Apache leader, the word “Geronimo” has morphed over time into a generic rallying cry, and the color Geronimo is a bold shade of dark red that reflects some of that excitement and adventure.

Geronimo
Hex #88213C 
RGB 136, 33, 60
CMYK 0, 76, 56, 47

Get Reddy

Get Reddy is another deep red shade with some brighter orange undertones to push the value and brighten the overall shade.

Get Reddy
Hex #AD3539 
RGB 173, 53, 57
CMYK 0, 69, 67, 32

Geyser

Geyser is a pale shade of off-white with some subtle blue or green undertones, inspired by the mineral-rich spray of a natural geyser.

Geyser
Hex #D4DFE2 
RGB 212, 223, 226
CMYK 6, 1, 0, 11

Ghost

Ghost is a pale, misty shade of light purple that clearly draws its inspiration from the barely-there phantoms found in worldwide folklore and stories.

Ghost
Hex #C7C9D5 
RGB 199, 201, 213
CMYK 7, 6, 0, 16

Ghost White

Similarly, Ghost White draws its inspiration from the same source but decreases the saturation for an extremely pale shade of bluish off-white with hardly any other color at all.

Ghost White
Hex #F8F8FF 
RGB 248, 248, 255
CMYK 3, 3, 0, 0

Ghoulish Graham Cracker

Despite the slightly ominous name, Ghoulish Graham Cracker is actually a very warm shade of deep reddish brown with some bold brown undertones running throughout.

Ghoulish Graham Cracker
Hex #803300 
RGB 128, 51, 0
CMYK 0, 60, 100, 50

Giant’s Club

Giant’s Club is a tough, dependable shade of brown that’s every bit as sturdy and imposing as its name would imply, albeit with some brighter red undertones.

Giant’s Club
Hex #B05C52 
RGB 176, 92, 82
CMYK 0, 48, 53, 31

Giants Orange

This incredibly vivid orange shade has been the official color of the San Francisco Giants since the North American baseball team moved to San Francisco in 1958.

Giants Orange
Hex #FE5A1D 
RGB 254, 90, 29
CMYK 0, 65, 89, 0

Gigas

Gigas is a deep shade of bold royal blue with enough of a red undertone to push it even further into the territory of a dark purplish-blue.

Gigas
Hex #523C94 
RGB 82, 60, 148
CMYK 45, 59, 0, 42

Giggle

Giggle is a warm shade of purple that’s dark enough to pack plenty of visual weight while still providing all of the brightness and youthful energy that the name would imply.

Giggle
Hex #69326E 
RGB 105, 50, 110
CMYK 5, 55, 0, 57

Gimblet

Although it’s usually spelled “gimlet”, “gimblet” is an old spelling for the gin and lime juice cocktail that has a similar pale greenish-yellow tint as the color Gimblet.

Gimblet
Hex #B8B56A 
RGB 184, 181, 106
CMYK 0, 2, 42, 28

Gin

Speaking of gin, the color Gin is a pale, woody green with some light yellow undertones, inspired by the alcohol that primarily derives its flavor from juniper berries.

Gin
Hex #E8F2EB 
RGB 232, 242, 235
CMYK 4, 0, 3, 5

Gin Fizz

Finally, Gin Fizz is a slightly brighter yellowish-white shade that draws its inspiration from the gin, lemon juice, and sugar cocktail of the same name.

Gin Fizz
Hex #FFF9E2 
RGB 255, 249, 226
CMYK 0, 2, 11, 0

Ginger

Ginger is a deep brown shade with warm red undertones, inspired by the spice that many of us can find lurking in our own spice cabinets at home!

Ginger
Hex #B06500 
RGB 176, 101, 0
CMYK 0, 43, 100, 31

Gingerbread

Gingerbread, on the other hand, has even more of a red undertone as a nod to the warmth and spice of the seasonal cookies.

Gingerbread
Hex #C86A50 
RGB 200, 106, 80
CMYK 0, 47, 60, 22

Gingko

Gingko trees are native to China but are grown around the world, valued for their unusually shaped leaves that change from the Gingko greenish brown pictured here to a bright yellow shade.

Gingko
Hex #A59C55 
RGB 165, 156, 85
CMYK 0, 5, 48, 35

Givry

Named for the many cities in France that bear the same name, Givry is a pale shade of yellowish-brown with a muted white overtone.

Givry
Hex #F8E4BF 
RGB 248, 228, 191
CMYK 0, 8, 23, 3

Glacier

Glacier is a cool shade of blue with a grayish-blue undertone to decrease the warmth of the overall shade and give it a frosty appearance.

Glacier
Hex #80B3C4 
RGB 128, 179, 196
CMYK 35, 9, 0, 23

Glade Green

Glade Green is inspired by the shadows that lurk in a wooded or forested glade and is a deep shade of green with some strong brown undertones.

Glade Green
Hex #61845F 
RGB 97, 132, 95
CMYK 27, 0, 28, 48

Glaucous

The word “glaucous” is often used to describe birds and plants that bear this distinctive pale gray or bluish green color on their feathers or in their leaves and flowers, respectively.

Glaucous
Hex #6082B6 
RGB 96, 130, 182
CMYK 47, 29, 0, 29

Glistening White

Glistening White, as the name might imply, is a vivid white shade with just enough yellow to give it a hint of glitter or gold.

Glistening White
Hex #F4F4EC 
RGB 244, 244, 236
CMYK 0, 0, 3, 4

Glitter

In contrast, Glitter is a far less flashy shade than you may have expected—a pale shade of purple with only subtle reddish pink undertones.

Glitter
Hex #E6E8FA 
RGB 230, 232, 250
CMYK 8, 7, 0, 2 

Glitter Purple

Glitter Purple is a far more intense shade of purple that’s dark enough to almost pass for black in certain lights due to the strong gray-blue undertones.

Glitter Purple
Hex #413A5D 
RGB 65, 58, 93
CMYK 30, 38, 0, 64

Glitterati

Glitterati is a glamorous, sophisticated shade of pale green-brown that captures some of the refined poise and elegance of the fashionable crowd that shares its name.

Glitterati
Hex #B3AD97 
RGB 179, 173, 151
CMYK 0, 3, 16, 30

Glitterbug

Glitterbug is a bold shade of dark red with some strong purple-red undertones to give the overall shade a sense of youth, energy, and overall vivacity.

Glitterbug
Hex #A92A37 
RGB 169, 42, 55
CMYK 0, 75, 67, 34

Glossy Grape

Glossy Grape is a lot paler than the grape shades we’ll see later on this list, but it still retains the solid purple hues that keep it firmly in the grape family.

Glossy Grape
Hex #AB92B3 
RGB 171, 146, 179
CMYK 4, 18, 0, 30

Go Ben

Go Ben is a dark green shade with plenty of brown undertones, resulting in a muted green-brown shade with a strong visual impact.

Go Ben
Hex #726D4E 
RGB 114, 109, 78
CMYK 0, 4, 32, 55

Go Go Go

Go Go Go is another green shade, but this particular variety has a strong yellow undertone that increases the energy and creates a sense of movement and excitement.

Go Go Go
Hex #76AD4C 
RGB 118, 173, 76
CMYK 32, 0, 56, 32

GO Green

Similar to the above entry, GO Green is a bright, dynamic shade of green with blue and yellow undertones for a more rounded, fast-paced overall feeling.

GO Green
Hex #00AB66 
RGB 0, 171, 102
CMYK 100, 0, 40, 33

Goblin

Goblin is a dark shade of green with some murky brown or even black undertones, inspired by the mischievous creatures found in various worldwide folklore and mythologies.

Goblin
Hex #3D7D52 
RGB 61, 125, 82
CMYK 51, 0, 34, 51

Gobstopper

Gobstoppers, also known as jawbreakers, can come in just about any color, but the color Gobstopper refers to this bold shade of extremely dark purplish blue.

Gobstopper
Hex #583580 
RGB 88, 53, 128
CMYK 31, 59, 0, 50

Goddess

Goddess is technically part of the pink family, but it’s been treated with so much yellow and red that it creates a bold, intense shade of peach that borders on orange.

Goddess
Hex #FBAB8F 
RGB 251, 171, 143
CMYK 0, 32, 43, 2

Goethite

As a mineral, goethite is often an extremely dark brown color. However, this mineral can be used to make the bright orange pigment that gives the color Goethite its name.

Goethite
Hex #EAA22C 
RGB 234, 162, 44
CMYK 0, 31, 81, 8

Gold

The first of several gold or gold-themed names on this list, Gold is a bold, dramatic yellow shade inspired by the valuable mineral that shares its dazzling color.

Gold
Hex #FFD700 
RGB 255, 215, 0
CMYK 0, 16, 100, 0

Gold Drop

Gold Drop is much closer to an orange shade than it is to a true Gold variety, but it still retains enough of a yellow undertone to keep it in the family.

Gold Drop
Hex #F18200 
RGB 241, 130, 0
CMYK 0, 46, 100, 5

Gold Dust

Gold Dust has plenty of brown and red running beneath the surface, a nod to the dust that miners would sort through in hopes of striking it rich.

Gold Dust
Hex #927748 
RGB 146, 119, 72
CMYK 0, 18, 51, 43

Gold Foil

Gold Foil is a muted gold shade with some cooler green-brown undertones running throughout.

Gold Foil
Hex #BD9B16 
RGB 189, 155, 22
CMYK 0, 18, 88, 26

Gold Fusion

Gold Fusion is a deep brown shade that still has a warm golden yellow undertone beneath the surface, keeping the shade from being too dark or foreboding.

Gold Fusion
Hex #85754E 
RGB 133, 117, 78
CMYK 0, 12, 41, 48

Gold Rush

Like Gold Dust, Gold Rush is a warm brown shade that captures some of the frantic excitement and ambition that characterized so many gold rushes around the world.

Gold Rush
Hex #A28A64 
RGB 162, 138, 100
CMYK 0, 15, 38, 36

Gold Sand

Gold Sand is inspired by the reflection of light in the desert—a warm shade of orange-red with some brighter yellow undertones to elevate the color.

Gold Sand
Hex #E6BE8A 
RGB 230, 190, 138
CMYK 0, 17, 40, 10

Gold Tips

Gold Tips is a lot closer to a true Gold than many of the entries on this list, with only a slightly grayed or muted undertone to keep it from presenting as traditional Gold.

Gold Tips
Hex #DEBA13 
RGB 222, 186, 19
CMYK 0, 16, 91, 13

Golden Bell

Golden Bell is a bold shade of orange, inspired by the bronze or gold bells used throughout antiquity in various cultures around the world.

Golden Bell
Hex #E28913 
RGB 226, 137, 19
CMYK 0, 39, 92, 11

Golden Brown

Golden Brown is a warm, no-nonsense brown shade with some strong red and yellow undertones to earn its placement on this list.

Golden Brown
Hex #996515 
RGB 153, 101, 21
CMYK 0, 34, 86, 40

Golden Dream

Golden Dream is a pale gold shade with some warmer orange and bright yellow undertones that lighten the overall color into an ethereal, dreamlike area of the color wheel.

Golden Dream
Hex #F0D52D 
RGB 240, 213, 45
CMYK 0, 11, 81, 6

Golden Fizz

A golden fizz is a variation on the gin fizz drink mentioned above, with the addition of an egg yolk to give it the bright, sunny color that gives this shade its name.

Golden Fizz
Hex #F5FB3D 
RGB 245, 251, 61
CMYK 2, 0, 76, 2

Golden Flesh

Golden Flesh starts with a traditional Flesh color as its base before dialing up the yellow value in order to create a warmer, sunnier appearance.

Golden Flesh
Hex #F9D77E 
RGB 249, 215, 126
CMYK 0, 14, 49, 2

Golden Glow

Golden Glow, as the name might imply, is a softly luminescent color with enough of a yellow undertone to provide warmth beneath the general light.

Golden Glow
Hex #FDE295 
RGB 253, 226, 149
CMYK 0, 11, 41, 1

Golden Grass

Golden Grass is a dark yellow-orange shade that draws its inspiration from the color of wild grasses towards the end of the summer.

Golden Grass
Hex #DAA521 
RGB 218, 165, 33
CMYK 0, 24, 85, 15

Golden Poppy

Golden Poppy is inspired by the state flower of California. These bright orange blossoms can be found growing wild in various wildlife or preserves throughout the Golden State.

Golden Poppy
Hex #FCC200 
RGB 252, 194, 0
CMYK 0, 23, 100, 1

Golden Sand Beach

Golden Sand Beach is another color that draws its inspiration from the reflection of the sun off of sand—in this case, the sand that lines beaches around the world.

Golden Sand Beach
Hex #F0DB7D 
RGB 240, 219, 125
CMYK 0, 9, 48, 6

Golden Straw

Golden Straw is much darker in shade than real straw typically appears, with a bold orange undertone for some extra head and intensity.

Golden Straw
Hex #F6C346 
RGB 246, 195, 70
CMYK 0, 21, 72, 4

Golden Tainoi

Golden Tainoi is another bright orange-gold shade that draws its inspiration from the color of a specific type of flying insect, known colloquially as a “blood bee”.

Golden Tainoi
Hex #FFCC5C 
RGB 255, 204, 92
CMYK 0, 20, 64, 0

Golden Yellow

Golden Yellow is a simple shade of gold mixed with pure yellow in order to create a bold, energetic shade of bright yellow with only a slight brown undertone.

Golden Yellow
Hex #FFDF00 
RGB 255, 223, 0
CMYK 0, 13, 100, 0

Goldenrod

The name “goldenrod” is often applied to a large number of flowering plants, but the color Goldenrod refers to this deep orange-yellow shade with strong brown undertones.

Goldenrod
Hex #DAA520 
RGB 218, 165, 32
CMYK 0, 24, 85, 15

Goldfish

Goldfish is named after the popular aquarium fish of the same name, which may come in a wide range of colors but is typically pictured in this bold, dramatic reddish-orange shade.

Goldfish
Hex #D36A0F 
RGB 211, 106, 15
CMYK 0, 50, 93, 17

Goldmine

Goldmine is a dusty dark brown shade inspired by the deep tunnels and passageways that miners cut in an attempt to find gold.

Goldmine
Hex #9B8160 
RGB 155, 129, 96
CMYK 0, 17, 38, 39

Gondola

Gondola is a dark shade of purplish black that draws its inspiration from the inky waters of the Venetian canals that gondoliers glide through on a daily basis.

Gondola
Hex #261414 
RGB 38, 20, 20
CMYK 0, 47, 47, 85

Gondola Grey

Similarly, Gondola Grey is named after the deep bluish-gray color that many of those famous gondolas adopt in their various designs or color schemes.

Gondola Grey
Hex #373332 
RGB 55, 51, 50
CMYK 0, 7, 9, 78

Goo

Goo is a bright, childish shade of green with plenty of yellow to brighten the overall shade and lend it a cheerful, energetic overall appearance.

Goo
Hex #59BE37 
RGB 89, 190, 55
CMYK 53, 0, 71, 25

Good Apollo

Good Apollo is a bright shade of pale yellow, named after the sun god of Greek mythology and capturing some of the light intensity of that deity’s traditional domain.

Good Apollo
Hex #F0E6A5 
RGB 240, 230, 165
CMYK 0, 4, 31, 6

Gooseberry

Gooseberries tend to come in a wide range of colors, but perhaps the most famous variety is the pale greenish shade that the color Gooseberry reflects in its appearance.

Gooseberry
Hex #BFC298 
RGB 191, 194, 152
CMYK 2, 0, 22, 24

Gooseberry Sour

Gooseberry Sour, on the other hand, is clearly inspired by the deep red or purple-red berries that make up another prominent part of the gooseberry family.

Gooseberry Sour
Hex #853148 
RGB 133, 49, 72
CMYK 0, 63, 46, 48

Gordons Green

Gordons Green looks a lot more like a black than a true green shade, at first glance, but closer inspection reveals it to be an extremely dark shade of green with a strong yellow undertone.

Gordons Green
Hex #0B1107 
RGB 11, 17, 7
CMYK 35, 0, 59, 93

Gorse

Although the spiny leaves and thorns of the gorse bush may be green, the year-round flowers that give Gorse its name are a bright, dramatic yellow.

Gorse
Hex #FFF14F 
RGB 255, 241, 79
CMYK 0, 5, 69, 0

Gossamer

In terms of fashion, “gossamer” usually refers to a white or sheer fabric—but in terms of color, Gossamer refers to this bold shade of bluish green.

Gossamer
Hex #069B81 
RGB 6, 155, 129
CMYK 96, 0, 17, 39

Gossip

Gossip is a pale green shade with strong yellow undertones, inspired by the traditionally “green” envy or jealousy that drives most gossip.

Gossip
Hex #D2F8B0 
RGB 210, 248, 176
CMYK 15, 0, 29, 3

Gossip Green

Similarly, Gossip Green starts with the same pale green-yellow but increases the green for a more intense overall hue with extra drama and impact.

Gossip Green
Hex #9FD385 
RGB 159, 211, 133
CMYK 25, 0, 37, 17

Gotham

Gotham is a dark black shade that draws its inspiration from the murky alleyways and criminal intrigues of the famous comic book city that serves as Batman’s hometown.

Gotham
Hex #303B44 
RGB 48, 59, 68
CMYK 29, 13, 0, 73

Gothic

Gothic is a mysterious shade of bluish gray with enough of a red undertone to turn it into almost a pale shade of muted purple-gray.

Gothic
Hex #6D92A1 
RGB 109, 146, 161
CMYK 32, 9, 0, 37

GOV Position

GOV Position is a solid, dependable shade of red with some brighter yellow or orange undertones that give this color a brownish red tint to its overall appearance.

GOV Position
Hex #C05854 
RGB 192, 88, 84
CMYK 0, 54, 56, 25

Governor Bay

Governor Bay, at the mouth of the Ottowa River in Ontario, Canada, serves as the inspiration behind this bold and dramatic royal blue shade.

Governor Bay
Hex #2F3CB3 
RGB 47, 60, 179
CMYK 74, 66, 0, 30

Governor Bay Purple

Governor Bay Purple starts at the same bold royal blue shade as the previous entry, but it carries a much stronger red undertone that pushes it firmly into the purple category.

Governor Bay Purple
Hex #51559B 
RGB 81, 85, 155
CMYK 48, 45, 0, 39

Graceland

Graceland is a dreamy, slightly nostalgic shade of dusty dark purple, inspired by the long shadows and faded glory of Elvis’s famous estate in Memphis, Tennessee.

Graceland
Hex #877482 
RGB 135, 116, 130
CMYK 0, 14, 4, 47

Grain Brown

Grain Brown is a pale shade of brown with a strong golden undertone that evokes the imagery of a wide grain field waving gently in the wind.

Grain Brown
Hex #E4D5B7 
RGB 228, 213, 183
CMYK 0, 7, 20, 11

Grain Sand

Grain Sand mixes Sandy Yellow and Grain Brown in order to create a warm, bright shade of yellow with plenty of golden light and solid weight.

Grain Sand
Hex #EECC00 
RGB 238, 204, 0
CMYK 0, 14, 100, 7

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon is a deep shade of brown with strong red undertones, inspired by the dramatic cliffs and stunning vistas of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, United States.

Grand Canyon
Hex #6D3834 
RGB 109, 56, 52
CMYK 0, 49, 52, 57

Grandis

Like several other entries on this list, Grandis is a warm shade of pale yellow with strong orange undertones that provide extra warmth and color.

Grandis
Hex #FFD38C 
RGB 255, 211, 140
CMYK 0, 17, 45, 0

Granite Gray

Granite stone can be found in many different colors and patterns, but Granite Gray represents the bold, solid gray tone that’s perhaps the most common shade of this particular stone.

Granite Gray
Hex #676767 
RGB 103, 103, 103
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 60

Granite Green

Granite Green, on the other hand, has plenty of gray to ground it in a stony category, but it also has some yellow-green undertones to reflect mineral flecks often found within granite stone.

Granite Green
Hex #8D8974 
RGB 141, 137, 116
CMYK 0, 3, 18, 45

Granny Smith

Granny Smith is a soft shade of pale greenish gray with some subtle blue undertones to round out the color.

Granny Smith
Hex #84A0A0 
RGB 132, 160, 160
CMYK 17, 0, 0, 37

Granny Smith Apple

In contrast, Granny Smith Apple is a bright, vivacious shade of green with yellow undertones, inspired by the appearance of the fruit with which it shares its name.

Granny Smith Apple
Hex #A8E4A0 
RGB 168, 228, 160
CMYK 26, 0, 30, 11

Grape

While grapes can come in green or white varieties, when most of us picture grapes, we think of this bold, rich shade of dark purple with red undertones.

Grape
Hex #6F2DA8 
RGB 111, 45, 168
CMYK 34, 73, 0, 34

Grape Juice

Similarly, Grape Juice pushes those deep purple notes even deeper in order to create an extremely dark shade with a more dramatic look.

Grape Juice
Hex #575083 
RGB 87, 80, 131
CMYK 34, 39, 0, 49

Graphite

Named after the material found in pencils and often mistaken for lead, Graphite is a dark black shade with some almost metallic gray undertones running beneath the surface.

Graphite
Hex #251607 
RGB 37, 22, 7
CMYK 0, 41, 81, 85

Grass

Grass is a very dark green shade that captures the intensely green hues of an open field of grass at the end of a long summer day.

Grass
Hex #153023 
RGB 21, 48, 35
CMYK 56, 0, 27, 81

Grass Stain

Grass Stain is a little bit lighter—albeit not by very much—and draws its inspiration from the greenish brown stains you may find on your clothes after a day’s hike.

Grass Stain
Hex #165B31 
RGB 22, 91, 49
CMYK 76, 0, 46, 64

Grasshopper

Grasshopper is a yellowish-brown shade of green that draws its inspiration from the tough body of the common grasshopper, found in large numbers in grassy areas around the world.

Grasshopper
Hex #7A7229 
RGB 122, 114, 41
CMYK 0, 7, 66, 52

Grasslands

Grasslands is another deep green shade that combines the lush green of a grass color with the warmer brown shades of the soil beneath.

Grasslands
Hex #3D3D2E 
RGB 61, 61, 46
CMYK 0, 0, 25, 76

Gravel

Dark, stony, and dependable, Gravel is a dark shade of gray with some subtle brown undertones as a nod to the mixed nature of most gravel.

Gravel
Hex #4A444B 
RGB 74, 68, 75
CMYK 1, 9, 0, 71

Gravity

Hearkening back to some of the earlier space-themed names that we saw, Gravity is a deep black shade that puts viewers in mind of the inexorable pull of a black hole.

Gravity
Hex #3D4040 
RGB 61, 64, 64
CMYK 5, 0, 0, 75

Gray

True Gray is a lot lighter than you may have been expecting, but it’s also been completely desaturated of every hue except for black.

Gray
Hex #BEBEBE 
RGB 190, 190, 190
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 25

Gray Asparagus

Gray Asparagus starts with a traditional gray base before adding a bit of dark green for a deep gray shade with strong green undertones.

Gray Asparagus
Hex #465945 
RGB 70, 89, 69
CMYK 21, 0, 22, 65

Gray Blue

Similarly, Gray Blue starts with that same pale gray before increasing the blue values to result in a soft gray shade with an almost purple-blue undertone.

Gray Blue
Hex #8C92AC 
RGB 140, 146, 172
CMYK 19, 15, 0, 33

Gray Chateau

Gray Chateau is inspired by the soft grayish brown slate used to build houses throughout Western Europe—a pale shade with equal parts blue and brown beneath the surface.

Gray Chateau
Hex #A2AAB3 
RGB 162, 170, 179
CMYK 9, 5, 0, 30

Gray Nickel

Gray Nickel is inspired by the mineral of the same name, which gives this particular shade a slightly brown tint to its pale gray appearance.

Gray Nickel
Hex #C3C3BD 
RGB 195, 195, 189
CMYK 0, 0, 3, 24

Gray Nurse

Gray Nurse may look closer to a white or off-white shade than to a gray base, but it still retains those cool gray undertones to keep it from looking too warm.

Gray Nurse
Hex #E7ECE6 
RGB 231, 236, 230
CMYK 2, 0, 3, 7

Gray Olive

Gray Olive starts with Olive Green, typically a dark brownish green shade, and mutes it out with plenty of pale gray to get this light gray-green.

Gray Olive
Hex #A9A491 
RGB 169, 164, 145
CMYK 0, 3, 14, 34

Gray Suit

Gray Suit is a cool, pale gray shade with a slightly purple undertone that keeps it from looking too clinical—perfect for a stylish day suit.

Gray Suit
Hex #C1BECD 
RGB 193, 190, 205
CMYK 6, 7, 0, 20

Gray Sky

Gray Sky is another pale shade with purplish undertones, noticeably paler than the previous entry, inspired by the murky, cloudy color of the sky on a gray sort of day.

Gray Sky
Hex #D5D8DD 
RGB 213, 216, 221
CMYK 4, 2, 0, 13

Grey

True Grey, like true Gray, is an extremely pale color with only the slightest increase in key or black values to keep it from scanning as completely white.

Grey
Hex #EEEEEE 
RGB 238, 238, 238
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 7

Green

True Green is an intense shade of bright greenish-yellow, completely untouched by red or magenta values that would tamp down this otherwise brilliant shade.

Green
Hex #00FF00 
RGB 0, 255, 0
CMYK 100, 0, 100, 0

Green Blue

At first glance, Green Blue looks far more like a traditional blue than it does any sort of green, but a closer look will reveal some very subtle green undertones.

Green Blue
Hex #1164B4 
RGB 17, 100, 180
CMYK 91, 44, 0, 29

Green-Cyan

Green-Cyan, on the other hand, is a predominantly green shade with some subtle bright blue or cyan notes running beneath the surface.

Green-Cyan
Hex #009966 
RGB 0, 153, 102
CMYK 100, 0, 33, 40

Green Fields

Green Fields draws its inspiration from the same sources that we saw earlier for the “grassy” shades—and as a result, this dark greenish brown shade looks very similar to those variants.

Green Fields
Hex #3E6334 
RGB 62, 99, 52
CMYK 37, 0, 47, 61

Green Grapes

We’ve already seen Grape purple, but now it’s time for Green Grapes, a pale yellow-green shade inspired by the green or “white” grapes that make up white wine!

Green Grapes
Hex #D0DC78 
RGB 208, 220, 120
CMYK 5, 0, 45, 14

Green Haze

As the name might imply, Green Haze is a dark green shade that’s been treated with a lighter blue undertone to give a hazy or misty finished appearance.

Green Haze
Hex #01A368 
RGB 1, 163, 104
CMYK 99, 0, 36, 36

Green House

Green House is another dark green shade that draws its inspiration from the weathered look of a house that’s been exposed to the elements for years.

Green House
Hex #24500F 
RGB 36, 80, 15
CMYK 55, 0, 81, 69

Green Kelp

Even as compared to the previous dark greens, Green Kelp is an extremely dark shade that takes its name from the appearance of the underwater plants that line the shallow ocean floors.

Green Kelp
Hex #25311C 
RGB 37, 49, 28
CMYK 24, 0, 43, 81

Green Leaf

Green Leaf is a solid green shade with enough of a yellow undertone to both brighten the shade and remind the viewer of the rich green found on trees, bushes, and flowers alike.

Green Leaf
Hex #436A0D 
RGB 67, 106, 13
CMYK 37, 0, 88, 58

Green Lizard

Green Lizard is a very bright greenish yellow shade inspired by the color of the typical cartoon lizard.

Green Lizard
Hex #A7F432 
RGB 167, 244, 50
CMYK 32, 0, 80, 4

Green Meets Blue

Green Meets Blue is a bold blend of green and blue that still has a high enough key value to veer towards gray.

Green Meets Blue
Hex #455B58 
RGB 69, 91, 88
CMYK 24, 0, 3, 64

Green Mist

Green Mist is a foggy shade of pale green, similar in appearance to Geyser but slightly darker, with a subtle yellow undertone running throughout.

Green Mist
Hex #CBD3B0 
RGB 203, 211, 176
CMYK 4, 0, 17, 17

Green Pea

Green Pea is a dark shade of royal green with some very faint yellow undertones, inspired by the dark green pod of a pea plant.

Green Pea
Hex #1D6142 
RGB 29, 97, 66
CMYK 70, 0, 32, 62

Green Room

In show business, a green room is a type of waiting room where performers can relax before putting on a show, and the color Green Room uses a soft yellow undertone to capture some of the anticipation of these spaces.

Green Room
Hex #388160 
RGB 56, 129, 96
CMYK 57, 0, 26, 49

Green Sheen

Green Sheen is a soft, muted green shade with plenty of cool blue and blue-green undertones.

Green Sheen
Hex #6EAEA1 
RGB 110, 174, 161
CMYK 37, 0, 7, 32

Green Smoke

Green Smoke combines the bold yellows and blues of a traditional green with the hazy gray-brown shade of smoke to create a blend of green, gray, and yellow.

Green Smoke
Hex #A4AF6E 
RGB 164, 175, 110
CMYK 6, 0, 37, 31

Green Spring

Green Spring is another pale shade that would almost pass for gray if it weren’t for the pale green undertones lurking just beneath the surface.

Green Spring
Hex #B8C1B1 
RGB 184, 193, 177
CMYK 5, 0, 8, 24

Green Tea

Green Tea is a warm shade of green with strong yellow and brown undertones, clearly inspired by the warm, comforting, and aromatic drink of the same name.

Green Tea
Hex #95A226 
RGB 149, 162, 38
CMYK 8, 0, 77, 36

Green Vogue

Green Vogue actually has a much higher blue value than it does green, which results in this rich shade of extremely dark blue tempered only slightly by an equally dark green value.

Green Vogue
Hex #032B52 
RGB 3, 43, 82
CMYK 96, 48, 0, 68

Green Waterloo

Green Waterloo is one of the last dark green shades in the “green” portion of this list, with some very dark brown undertones pushing the intensity even further.

Green Waterloo
Hex #101405 
RGB 16, 20, 5
CMYK 20, 0, 75, 92

Green White

Green White looks pretty much exactly the way you’d expect it to, given the name—an extremely pale shade of off-white with some very muted light green undertones.

Green White
Hex #E8EBE0 
RGB 232, 235, 224
CMYK 1, 0, 5, 8

Green Yellow

Green Yellow is another bright, sunshine-y blend of green and yellow that results in this cheerful and endlessly energetic shade of green.

Green Yellow
Hex #ADFF2F 
RGB 173, 255, 47
CMYK 32, 0, 82, 0

Greenback

Although the word “greenback” is colloquially used to refer to American money today, the color Greenback is much closer in shade to the very dark ink used on true Greenback bills during the American Civil War.

Greenback
Hex #44583B 
RGB 68, 88, 59
CMYK 23, 0, 33, 65

Greenstone

Greenstone is actually lighter than some of the other dark green varieties on this list thanks to the gray-brown undertones that brighten the overall shade.

Greenstone
Hex #246C46 
RGB 36, 108, 70
CMYK 67, 0, 35, 58

Grenadier

During the 18th and 19th century, grenadier soldiers were often denoted by their large, distinctive headgear and their brightly colored coats—typically dyed the bright red color that gives this shade its name.

Grenadier
Hex #D54600 
RGB 213, 70, 0
CMYK 0, 67, 100, 16

Grenadier Red

Similarly, Grenadier Red draws inspiration from those soldiers to create a bold, dark red shade.

Grenadier Red
Hex #C14D36 
RGB 193, 77, 54
CMYK 0, 60, 72, 24

Greywacke

Greywacke refers to either a type of sandstone made up of a mix of various mineral types or the clay that the stone’s sediment often forms. Either way, this pale gray shade is inspired by the loose concept of greywacke itself.

Greywacke
Hex #BCB8BE 
RGB 188, 184, 190
CMYK 1, 3, 0, 25

Grizzly

Grizzly is a bold, rich red shade inspired by the fur of the powerful and dangerous grizzly bear.

Grizzly
Hex #885818 
RGB 136, 88, 24
CMYK 0, 35, 82, 47

Groovy

Groovy is a cool, chill shade of green with some cheerful yellow undertones and a smooth, mellowed-out overall appearance.

Groovy
Hex #5CA345 
RGB 92, 163, 69
CMYK 44, 0, 58, 36

Groundbreaker

Groundbreaker is a bold, dramatic shade of dark blue with solid gray undertones that carries all of the weight and the visual impact that its name would seem to imply.

Groundbreaker
Hex #5A4F40 
RGB 90, 79, 64
CMYK 0, 12, 29, 65

Grullo

“Grullo” is a word often used to describe the tan-gray or mouse-gray coat of various horse breeds around the world, all of which share this distinctive gray-brown color.

Grullo
Hex #A99A86 
RGB 169, 154, 134
CMYK 0, 9, 21, 34

Guardsman Brown

Guardsman Brown is a rich reddish-brown shade that draws its inspiration from the uniforms of many official “guard” units around the world.

Guardsman Brown
Hex #952E31 
RGB 149, 46, 49
CMYK 0, 69, 67, 42

Guardsman Red

Guardsman Red takes Guardsman Brown and pushes it one step further to result in a dramatic red shade that’s just a little bit too dark to be considered a “true” red.

Guardsman Red
Hex #BA0101 
RGB 186, 1, 1
CMYK 0, 99, 99, 27

Gules

Gules is a very specific shade of red that can be found on the heraldic coats of arms of several prominent houses in European history.

Gules
Hex #E00000 
RGB 224, 0, 0
CMYK 0, 100, 100, 12

Gulf Blue

Gulfs—large geographical areas where the ocean dips into a landmass—typically have unusually deep waters, which explains why Gulf Blue is such a dark, deep shade.

Gulf Blue
Hex #051657 
RGB 5, 22, 87
CMYK 94, 75, 0, 66

Gulf Stream

The Gulf Stream is a steady current in the Atlantic Ocean that flows from the Gulf of Mexico up the eastern coast of the United States, carrying warmer waters across the Atlantic towards Europe. As a color, Gulf Stream reflects that warmer current with a brighter, softer shade of blue.

Gulf Stream
Hex #80B3AE 
RGB 128, 179, 174
CMYK 28, 0, 3, 30

Gull

Gull is a pale gray shade inspired by the feathers of multiple birds in the gull family.

Gull
Hex #9DACB7 
RGB 157, 172, 183
CMYK 14, 6, 0, 28

Gum

Gum is a bright, cheerful pink that draws its inspiration from the classic pink bubblegum color.

Gum
Hex #FF7F7F 
RGB 255, 127, 127
CMYK 0, 50, 50, 0

Gum Leaf

Gum Leaf, on the other hand, is inspired by the waxy green leaves of the Eucalyptus tree—often referred to as a “gum tree” due to its sticky sap.

Gum Leaf
Hex #B6D3BF 
RGB 182, 211, 191
CMYK 14, 0, 9, 17

Gumbo

Gumbo is a medium dark blue-gray shade inspired not so much by the stew of the same name as it is by the waterways and culture of Louisiana—the state that gave birth to the dish.

Gumbo
Hex #7CA1A6 
RGB 124, 161, 166
CMYK 25, 3, 0, 35

Gumboot

Also known as “Wellington boots”, gumboots are dark rubber shoes that often appear very similar in color to the Gumboot shade. 

Gumboot
Hex #313337 
RGB 49, 51, 55
CMYK 11, 7, 0, 78

Gun Powder

Made from a mixture of sulfur, carbon, and potassium nitrate, gunpowder was invented in China in the 9th century. The color Gun Powder is every bit as dark and intense as the low-grade explosive that gives it its name.

Gun Powder
Hex #414257 
RGB 65, 66, 87
CMYK 25, 24, 0, 66

Gunmetal

Gunmetal is another very dark gray shade with cold metallic undertones pushing the intensity even further.

Gunmetal
Hex #6F6E71 
RGB 111, 110, 113
CMYK 2, 3, 0, 56

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke is a paler gray shade, the color of the smoke produced from a firearm after it’s been discharged.

Gunsmoke
Hex #828685 
RGB 130, 134, 133
CMYK 3, 0, 1, 47

Guppie Green

Guppie Green is a bright, cheerful shade of yellow-green with a slight blue tint, named after the small tropical fish that bears the name—and often the same color!

Guppie Green
Hex #00FF7F 
RGB 0, 255, 127
CMYK 100, 0, 50, 0

Gurkha

Native to Nepal and northeastern India, the Gurkha soldiers have worn variations on this sharp brown color with green undertones for several centuries.

Gurkha
Hex #9A9577 
RGB 154, 149, 119
CMYK 0, 3, 23, 40

Guru

Guru is a dark, mysterious shade of very dark blue with some deeper red undertones that push it closer to the typically mystical purple or dark purple-blue family.

Guru
Hex #154C65 
RGB 21, 76, 101
CMYK 79, 25, 0, 60