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Gilbey

What does Gilbey mean?

Gilbey Pronunciation of Gilbey [gilbey] as a name for boys. The name Gilbey means "estate of the hostage; blond boy". Gilbey is a version of Gilby (Old Norse, Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: estate (home), blond (white).

Variations

Gilbey has 3 variants: Gillbey, Gillbie and Gillby.

Creative forms:
(male) Gibbey, Gibey, ..

(female) Gilber, Gilger, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gilbey Jasiah (G.J.), ..

How popular is Gilbey?

Gilbey is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#105374 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gilbey has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alfey, Alley, Birney, Briley, Cadbey (see Cadby), Cailey, Canbey (see Canby), Cobey, Colbey, Coley, Elrey, Gabby, Gabe, Gaille, Gaillen, Galen, Galten, Galven, Garey, Garrey, Garvey, Gerrey, Ghilles (see Gillies), Gib, Gibb, Gibbe, Gibbes, Gibbor, Gibbs, Gibby, Gibor, Gide, Gil, Gilam, Gilbert, Gilberto, Gilburt, Gildray (see Gilroy), Giles, Gillean, Gillen, Gilles, Gillett, Gilley, Gillis, Gilmer, Gilray, Gilroy, Giovel, Gradey, Grey, Gridley, Halley, Kelbey, Kelley, Kelsey, Kiley, Kirbey (see Kirby), Kobey, Mickey, Olley, Paley, Rickey, Riley, Roley, Selbey, Sulley, Thobey, Volney, Welbey (see Welby), Wellbey (see Welby), Whitbey, Wilber, Wiley and Willey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gilbey.

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