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Gilbert

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How popular is the baby name Gilbert in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 101 0 101
1881 92 0 92
1882 88 0 88
1883 92 0 92
1884 100 0 100
1885 77 0 77
1886 91 0 91
1887 102 0 102
1888 109 0 109
1889 105 0 105
1890 116 0 116
1891 86 0 86
1892 120 0 120
1893 122 0 122
1894 139 0 139
1895 132 0 132
1896 129 0 129
1897 121 0 121
1898 143 0 143
1899 107 0 107
1900 145 0 145
1901 129 0 129
1902 166 0 166
1903 138 0 138
1904 195 7 188
1905 183 0 183
1906 199 0 199
1907 212 0 212
1908 223 0 223
1909 239 0 239
1910 274 0 274
1911 375 6 369
1912 655 6 649
1913 874 6 868
1914 1,065 5 1,060
1915 1,463 11 1,452 #100 boy name
1916 1,452 11 1,441
1917 1,521 11 1,510
1918 1,590 14 1,576
1919 1,598 6 1,592
1920 1,772 9 1,763 #97 boy name
1921 1,712 8 1,704
1922 1,756 8 1,748 #100 boy name
1923 1,719 14 1,705
1924 1,806 10 1,796 #100 boy name
1925 1,668 10 1,658
1926 1,792 12 1,780
1927 1,991 15 1,976 #99 boy name
1928 2,059 12 2,047 #96 boy name
1929 2,063 7 2,056 #91 boy name
1930 2,137 19 2,118 #90 boy name
1931 2,004 12 1,992 #92 boy name
1932 1,987 14 1,973 #97 boy name
1933 1,716 10 1,706
1934 1,787 13 1,774
1935 1,694 11 1,683
1936 1,671 9 1,662
1937 1,683 0 1,683
1938 1,611 14 1,597
1939 1,559 6 1,553
1940 1,534 6 1,528
1941 1,703 0 1,703
1942 1,732 9 1,723
1943 1,826 13 1,813
1944 1,657 10 1,647
1945 1,631 9 1,622
1946 1,751 0 1,751
1947 1,879 5 1,874
1948 1,881 12 1,869
1949 1,821 10 1,811
1950 1,888 7 1,881
1951 1,917 0 1,917
1952 1,858 8 1,850
1953 1,917 10 1,907
1954 1,960 6 1,954
1955 1,861 6 1,855
1956 1,969 10 1,959
1957 1,969 12 1,957
1958 1,817 8 1,809
1959 1,758 13 1,745
1960 1,799 12 1,787
1961 1,716 7 1,709
1962 1,637 11 1,626
1963 1,639 11 1,628
1964 1,524 6 1,518
1965 1,353 7 1,346
1966 1,276 10 1,266
1967 1,280 11 1,269
1968 1,178 9 1,169
1969 1,116 6 1,110
1970 1,176 6 1,170
1971 1,070 7 1,063
1972 968 5 963
1973 928 10 918
1974 897 10 887
1975 885 6 879
1976 835 10 825
1977 792 5 787
1978 803 7 796
1979 789 11 778
1980 842 9 833
1981 829 7 822
1982 801 10 791
1983 757 0 757
1984 783 8 775
1985 698 12 686
1986 781 0 781
1987 738 0 738
1988 710 0 710
1989 677 0 677
1990 730 5 725
1991 692 6 686
1992 611 0 611
1993 639 0 639
1994 505 0 505
1995 501 0 501
1996 468 0 468
1997 448 0 448
1998 420 0 420
1999 419 0 419
2000 419 0 419
2001 408 0 408
2002 351 0 351
2003 361 0 361
2004 407 0 407
2005 378 0 378
2006 347 0 347
2007 347 0 347
2008 316 0 316
2009 278 0 278
2010 258 0 258
2011 242 0 242
2012 201 0 201
2013 233 0 233
2014 240 0 240
2015 208 0 208

Want to know about the popularity of the Gilbert baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 129,088 babies born with the name Gilbert in the United States. That's more than enough Gilberts to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 101 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Gilbert" was in 1930 with a total of 2,118 babies. (That's a lot of baby Gilberts)

According to the 1942 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Gilbert" ranks #40 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 33 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1942. Across the entire United States a total of 1,732 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Gilbert popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Gilbert" mean? The list below shows the origins of Gilbert as well as things modernly associated with the name Gilbert such as celebrities named Gilbert.

Origin and Meaning of Gilbert

The name "Gilbert" is of English origin, and it means "Bright pledge". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Gilbert Arenas

Gilbert Arenas is a basketball biography. Gilbert was born in 1982 in Tampa, Florida.

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G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton is a journalist, novelist, and essayist. G. was born in 1874 as Gilbert Keith Chesterton in Kensington, London, England.

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Gil Gerard

Gil Gerard is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1970 to present. Gil was born in 1943 as Gilbert C. Gerard in Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.

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Gilbert Brown

Gilbert Brown is a NFL player. Gilbert was born in 1971 in Farmington, Michigan.

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Gilbert Perreault

Gilbert Perreault is an ice hockey player. Gilbert was born in 1950 in Victoriaville, QC, CAN.

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Gilbert Cates

Gilbert was born in 1934 as Gilbert Katz in New York City.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Gilbert

Gilbert And Sullivan
Gilbert Arenas Instagram
Gilbert Arenas Wife
Gilbert Gottfried
Gilbert Indoor Range
Gilbert Syndrome
Gilbert Az
Gilbert Run Park
Gilbert Melendez

Alternative Meanings

G is for great, that describes you.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

L is for life, that you live so well.

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

Your name in reverse order is "Treblig". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Etgblri". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Gilbert born Aug 20, 1996

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central India approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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