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What does Gilean mean?

Gilean Pronunciation of Gilean [gilean] as a name for boys. The meaning of Gilean is "servant of St John". Gilean is an alternate form of Gillean (Scottish, Gaelic): related to names like Gilchrist.

Associated with: servant.


Gilean has 7 variants: Gilian, Gillan, Gillen, Gilleon, Gillian, Gillion and Gillon.

Creative forms:
(male) Golean, ..

(female) Gileanne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gilean Albert (G.A.), ..

How popular is Gilean?

Gilean is an uncommon first name for males. Gilean is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Gilean has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Gilean is alike in pronunciation to Gaelan, Galan, Galen, Galin, Galyn, Gaylen, Gilleoin, Gilon, Gullan and Gwillyn. Other suggested similar names are Ailean, Cailean, Dilan, Dillan, Eilan, Eilean, Eilian, Filian, Fillan, Gaillen, Galeno, Galvan, Gian, Gideon, Gilad, Gilam, Gilead, Giles, Gillman, Gilman, Gilray, Gilson, Gilzean, Giovan, Girvan, Giuliano, Gleann (see Glen), Glen, Glenn, Glenny, Glin, Glinn, Glyn, Glynn, Kiean, Kilean, Kilian, Killean, Milan, Silvan and Tilman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gilean.

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