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What does Gilmour mean?

Gilmour Pronunciation of Gilmour [gilmour] as a boys' name. The name Gilmour means "servant of the Virgin Mary". Gilmour is a variant form of Gilmore (Gaelic).

Associated with: servant, virgin (pure).


Gilmour has 2 variants: Gillmore and Gillmour.

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Middle name pairings:
Gilmour Aden (G.A.), ..

How popular is Gilmour?

Gilmour is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#11113 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gilmore is the only prominent variation form of Gilmour (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Gilmour was at its peak a century ago. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Gilmour is alike in pronunciation to Gilmer. Other suggested similar names are Balfour, Gibbor, Gibor, Gilburt, Gildo, Gilford, Gillon, Gilman, Gilon, Gilroy, Gilson, Seamour, Seymour, Telfour, Wilbur and Willbur. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gilmour.

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