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What does Gilberta mean?

Gilberta Pronunciation of Gilberta [gilber-ta] as a name for girls is of Old German derivation, and the name Gilberta means "bright promise". Gilberta is a variant form of Gilberte (Old German): feminine of Gilbert.

Associated with: bright (light), promise (oath).


Gilberta has 2 variants: Gilbertina and Gilbertine.

2 more related forms via Gilberte: Gilbertha and Gilberthe.

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Middle name pairings:
Gilberta Nyla (G.N.), ..

How popular is Gilberta?

Gilberta is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Gilberta is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Gilberta has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gilberta name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gilberta outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alberga, Albert, Alberta, Albertha, Alverta, Auberta, Eberta, Egberta, Elberga (see Alberga), Elberta, Elbertha (see Alberta), Filberta (see Philiberta), Filiberta, Gerta, Gianetta, Gilette, Ginetta, Giuletta, Giulietta, Huberta, Laberta, Liberty, Lisbetta, Philberta, Philiberta, Reberta, Rilletta, Roberta, Ruberta, Silesta, Talbert, Tiberia, Uberta, Walberga, Willetta and Yuberta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gilberta.

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