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What does Gillson mean?

Gillson Pronunciation of Gillson [gill-son] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and Gillson means "son of Gilbert". Gillson is an alternate form of Gibson (Old English). Gillson is also a form of Gilson (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


Creative forms:
(male) Gillyn, Glason, ..

(female) Gilla, Gillfron, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gillson Krew (G.K.), ..

How popular is Gillson?

Gillson is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#40987 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. The only prominent related form of Gillson (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Gibson (#944 from recent data). This relation of Gillson reached the apex of its popularity 2 years ago (adoption of 0.01%) and is almost as common today (adoption 0.01%, down 17.3%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gibson in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gillson and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gillson is pronounced similarly to Gilzean. Other suggested similar names are Abelson, Allson, Allton, Belldon (see Belden), Bellton, Bollton (see Bolton), Collton, Colson, Dallon, Dickson, Dillon, Dyllon, Eilon, Ellison, Ellson, Ellston, Ellyson, Elson, Gaillen, Gallo, Gallton (see Galton), Galvon, Garson, Gellion, Gerson, Gidon, Gildo, Giles, Gilian, Gillan, Gillbey (see Gilby), Gillby, Gillean, Gillen, Gilleoin, Gilleon, Gilley, Gillian, Gillion, Gilliss, Gillman, Gillmour (see Gilmore), Gillon, Gillray, Gillroy (see Gilroy), Gilman, Gilon, Gilroy, Girvon (see Girvin), Gullan, Gwillyn (see Guillaume), Jimson, Karlson, Mallon, Mellon, Millton, Milton, Neillson (see Nelson), Neilson, Nelson, Nilson, Nilsson, Paulson, Pierson, Silvaon, Simpson, Tallon, Tildon, Tilton, Vinson, Welldon, Williston, Willson and Wilson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gillson.

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