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What does Gamble mean?

Gamble Pronunciation of Gamble [gam-ble] as a boys' name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Gamble is "old". A name famous in America due to former soap-manufacturing company, Procter & Gamble.

Associated with: norse, old, famous.


Gamble has 5 variants: Gamblen, Gambling, Gamel, Gamlin and Gammel.

Creative forms:
(male) Galble, Garble, ..

(female) Gamla, Gamlia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gamble Chester (G.C.), ..

How popular is Gamble?

Gamble is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#981 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gamble has not been listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Able, Bale, Bartle, Basile, Cable, Cayle, Daile, Daryle, Earle, Emile, Fadle, Gab, Gabbie, Gabbo, Gabby, Gabe, Gabie, Gable, Gabor, Gaby, Gael, Gaelle, Gaige, Gail, Gaile, Gaill, Gaille, Gaillen, Gal, Gale, Galen, Galileo, Gall, Galt, Gamal, Gamali, Gamliel (see Gamaliel), Gamul (see Gamal), Gardie, Garold, Garrie, Garve, Garvie, Gayle, Gaylen, Gayler, Gayne, Gemal, Gemali, Gemul (see Gamal), Gibbe, Hale, Halle, Hayle, Jamelle, Jamile, Kale, Karle, Kayle, Kimble, Ladale, Lale, Nagle, Natale, Noble, Pavle, Randle, Sable, Savile, Temple, Trumble, Vaile, Vale, Vasile and Zale. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gamble.

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