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What does Gilson mean?

Gilson Pronunciation of 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)

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

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

Similar Names

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.

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