Game Family History
Game Name Meaning
English: nickname from Middle English gamen game ‘game’ probably denoting someone fond of or good at games (compare Goodgame of which this may also be an elliptical form) or the winner of the gamen the prize in a running race. Compare Gleave . German (Gäme) and French: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with Old High German gaman ‘fun game’ or gamal ‘old aged’. English: alternatively a variant of Gammon .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022