What does Gilson mean?
Gilson [gilson] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Gilson is "son of Gilbert".
Associated with: old english.
Gilson has 1 variant: Gillson.
Related boy name: Gibson.Creative forms:
(male) Galson, Gildon, ..
(female) Gilsni, Gilvan, .. Middle name pairings:
Gilson Kamari (G.K.), ..
How popular is Gilson?
Gilson is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#4531 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Gibson (#944 a year ago) is the only popular varying form of Gilson (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Gilson was at its peak 2 years ago (#823) and is almost as widespread today. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Gilson is alike in pronunciation to Gilzean. Other recommended names are Allson, Colson, Dillon▼, Dilon, Eilon, Ellson, Elson, Galton, Galvon, Garson, Gerson, Gideon▲, Gidon, Gildo, Gilean, Gilian, Gillan, Gillen, Gilleon, Gillion, Gillon, Gilman, Gilon, Gilroy, Girvon (see Girvin), Gulshan, Hilton▼, Jimson, Milton▼, Neilson, Nelson▼, Nilson, Nilsson, Tildon, Tilton, Vinson, Willson, Wilson▼ and Wilton▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gilson.See names in meaning and etymology.