What does Gamaliel mean?
Gamaliel \g(a)-ma-liel\ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Gamaliel is "benefit of God". Biblical: the name of a prince in the Old Testament, and a teacher of Saint Paul in the New Testament. It was used among rabbis and was also the name of an angel in the Kabbalah. The name was brought to America by the Puritans in the 17th century. US President Warren Gamaliel Harding.
Gamaliel is an unusual given name for males. Gamaliel is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Gamaliel for boys. Gamaliel has yet to be listed in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)