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What does Gilead mean?

Gilead Pronunciation of Gilead [gilead] as a boys' name has the meaning "hump of a camel; monument, site of testimony". Gilead is an alternate form of Gilad (Arabic, Hebrew).


1 relation via Gilad: Giladi.

Creative forms:
(male) Galead, ..

(female) Giland, Gilen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gilead Kooper (G.K.), ..

How popular is Gilead?

Gilead is an unusual given name for men. Gilead is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Gilead has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ailean, Eilad, Eilean, Ellrad (see Elrad), Elrad, Gad, Gaile, Gaillard, Galahad, Galan, Gale, Galen, Galeno, Gallard, Galvan, Galway, Gared, Garlend, Garrad, Ged, Gelett, Gian, Gide, Gideon, Giffard (see Gifford), Gifferd (see Gifford), Gil, Gilam, Gilbert, Gilbey, Gilby, Gildo, Gildray (see Gilroy), Gilean, Giles, Gilford, Gili, Gilian, Gill, Gillan, Gillby, Gillean, Gillen, Gilleon, Gilles, Gillett, Gilley, Gillian, Gillis, Gillman, Gillon, Gillray, Gilman, Gilmer, Gilon, Gilray, Gilroy, Gilson, Gilzean, Giovan, Girard, Giraud, Girvan, Glade, Gleann (see Glen), Glen, Glenn, Gullan, Gulzar, Gyles, Kilean, Mead, Riyad, Sinbad and Vlad. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gilead.

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