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What does Gilman mean?

Gilman Pronunciation of Gilman [gilman] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Gilman is "Gilbert's man". Also possibly (Irish, Gaelic) "manservant".

Associated with: old english.


Gilman has 1 variant: Gillman.

Creative forms:
(male) Gioman, ..

(female) Gilta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gilman Damir (G.D.), ..

How popular is Gilman?

Gilman is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#2770 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gilman reached its top position of #1375 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ailean, Colman, Delman, Dilan, Dillan, Eilan, Eilean, Eilian, Elman, Filian, Fillan, Galan, Galvan, Garman, German, Gian, Gilad, Gilam, Gilead, Gilean, Gilian, Gillan, Gillean, Gillen, Gillian, Gillon, Gilmer, Gilon, Gilray, Gilson, Gilzean, Giovan, Girvan, Goldman, Gorman, Gullan, Holman, Kalman, Kilean, Kilian, Milan, Salman, Silvan, Tillman, Tilman, Tilmann, Wilmar and Zalman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gilman.

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