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What does Gambling mean?

Gambling Pronunciation of Gambling [gam-bling] as a boys' name is of Old Norse derivation, and Gambling means "old". Gambling is a variant form of Gamble (Old Norse).

Associated with: norse, old.


2 alternative forms via Gamble: Gamblen and Gamlin.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Gambling Juan (G.J.), ..

How popular is Gambling?

Gambling is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#124872 out of 150436, Top 83%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gambling has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ashling (see Ashley), Banning, Canning, Carling, Darring, Delling, Erling, Esmeling, Gabbi, Gabbie, Gabi, Gabie, Gable, Gabrian, Gabriel, Gaelan, Gaillen, Gaine, Gains, Galan, Galen, Galeno, Galil, Galin, Gallvin (see Galvin), Galvin, Galyn, Gamal, Gamali, Gamaliel, Gamel, Gamliel (see Gamaliel), Gamul (see Gamal), Garin, Garlan, Garland, Garlen, Garlend, Garlin, Garlind, Garllan, Garlyn, Garmin, Garrin, Garvin, Garwin, Gavin, Gavino, Gawain, Gawaine, Gaylen, Gaylin, Gaylinn, Gaylon, Gemali, Glin, Glinn, Gmali, Gobind, Godding, Golding, Goring, Hamblin, Hamelin, Hamlin, Harding, Hasting, Kipling, Kippling (see Kipling), Lansing, Manning, Masling (see Maslin), Starling, Stirling and Waring. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gambling.

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