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Meaning of the Name Gilbert

The first name Gilbert is of Welsh, English, German, Teutonic, Scottish, French origin. It is often a boy name. It has the following meaning(s):

Welsh: Legendary Son of Cadgyffro
English: Trusted
German: Pledge (Gil, Bert, Gilburt, Wilbert, Wilburt, Wilbur)
Teutonic: Oath
Scottish: Derived from the Name Gilbride, Meaning 'servant of St. Bridget'
German: Bright Pledge. from the Old German Name Gisilbert. Famous Bearer: Twelfth Century British St. Gilbert Founded the Gilbertine Order, Sir W. S. Gilbert Was Half of the Musical Composing Team Gilbert and
Teutonic: Bright Pledge, Brilliant, Powerful, Active,
French: Bright Lad
Scottish: A Famous Pledge; Derived from the Old French Guillebert, a Derivative of the Old High German Gisilberht, Which is Composed from the Elements Gisil (Pledge) and Beraht (Bright, Famous)

Similar Names

Gilberto | Gilburt | Gilford | Gilibeirt | Giselbert | Gisilbert | Guilbert | Gilbarta | Gilberta | Gilberte |

Related Names

Fitz Gibbon  (English)
Son of Gilbert
Fitz Gilbert  (English)
Son of Gilbert
Fitzgibbon  (English)
Son of Gilbert
Fitzgilbert  (English)
Son of Gilbert
Gib  (Scottish)
Diminutive of Gilbert: Derived from the Name Gilbride, Meaning 'servant of St. Bridget'
Gibbesone  (English)
Gilbert's Son
Gibidh  (Gaelic)
Famous Pledge; a Gaelic Form of Gibby, Which is a Pet Form of Gilbert (Famous Pledge), a Name Introduced by the Normans. (Gih-bee)
Gibson  (English)
Gilbert's Son
Gibson  (English)
Son of Gilbert
Gil  (Scottish)
Diminutive of Gilbert: Derived from the Name Gilbride, Meaning 'servant of St. Bridget'
Gilberta  (Scottish)
Feminine Form of Gilbert: Derived from the Name Gilbride, Meaning 'servant of St. Bridget'
Gilberta  (German)
Hostage
Gilberta  (Teutonic)
Hostage
Gilberte  (Teutonic)
Hostage
Gilbertine  (Scottish)
Feminine Form of Gilbert: Derived from the Name Gilbride, Meaning 'servant of St. Bridget'
Gilberto  (Spanish)
Hostage. Bright Lad. Spanish Form of Gilbert
Gilberto  (Italian)
Italian Form of Gilbert 'Pledge'
Gilberto  (Teutonic)
Oath
Gilleabart  (Gaelic)
Famous Pledge; a Gaelic Form of Gilbert. Pet Name: Gibidh. (Gil-bert)
Iolanthe  (Greek)
Violet Flower. The Name of a Gilbert and Sullivan Opera from Also a Mythological Sea Nymph and Daughter of Oceanus
Wilbur  (German)
From the Name Gilbert

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