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What does Gilmore mean?

Gilmore Pronunciation of Gilmore [gilmore] as a boys' name is pronounced GIL-mor. It is of and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Gilmore is "servant of the Virgin Mary".

Associated with: gaelic, servant, virgin (pure).


Gilmore has 3 variants: Gillmore, Gillmour and Gilmour.

Affiliated boy name: Gillean.

Creative forms:
(male) Gilmo, Gilmone, ..

(female) Gilmona, Gilmone, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gilmore Ty (G.T.), ..

How popular is Gilmore?

Gilmore is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#661 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Gilmore entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #1316 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Gilmore is alike in pronunciation to Gilmer. Other recommended names are Ardmore, Balfore, Delmore, Dunmore, Elmore, Fillmore, Filmore, Gibbor, Gibor, Gideone, Gifford, Gilbert, Gilburt, Gildo, Gilford, Gillbie (see Gilby), Gillon, Gilman, Gilon, Gilroy, Gilson, Gore, Guilford, Hilaire, Seamore, Seymore, Whitmore, Wilmore and Witmore. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gilmore.

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