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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gibran

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  • A user from Indonesia says the name Gibran is of Indonesian origin and means "The Best".
  • According to a user from Brazil, the name Gibran is of Arabic origin and means "Tree shadow".
  • A user from Kentucky, United States says the name Gibran is of Arabic origin and means "Reward".
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  1. United States writer (born in Lebanon) (1883-1931)

Notable Persons Named Gibran

Gibran Hamdan is a football player. His career lasted from 2003 to 2006. Gibran was born on February 8th, 1981.

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Gibran Lajud is a soccer player for the Club Tijuana and Cruz Azul. Gibran was born on December 25th, 1993 in Mexico City.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gibran

Khalil Gibran was a poetry, parable, and short story poet, painter, writer, philosopher, theologian, visual artist, and visual arts. Khalil was given the name Jubran Khalil Jubran on January 6th, 1883 in Bsharri. He died on April 10th, 1931.

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Kahlil Gibran was a sculpture, painting, list of biographers, invention, and visual arts. Kahlil was given the name Kahlil George Gibran on November 29th, 1922 in Bsharri. He left this life on April 13th, 2008.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 9 0 9
1971 6 0 6
1972 6 0 6
1973 11 0 11
1974 9 0 9
1975 8 0 8
1976 10 0 10
1977 14 0 14
1978 9 0 9
1979 10 0 10
1980 15 0 15
1981 15 0 15
1982 13 0 13
1983 10 0 10
1984 11 0 11
1985 12 0 12
1986 8 0 8
1987 15 0 15
1988 20 0 20
1989 11 0 11
1990 22 0 22
1991 22 0 22
1992 21 0 21
1993 34 0 34
1994 32 0 32
1995 22 0 22
1996 17 0 17
1997 19 0 19
1998 20 0 20
1999 23 0 23
2000 15 0 15
2001 19 0 19
2002 22 0 22
2003 29 0 29
2004 32 0 32
2005 17 0 17
2006 26 0 26
2007 29 0 29
2008 33 0 33
2009 28 0 28
2010 33 0 33
2011 24 0 24
2012 29 0 29
2013 30 0 30
2014 41 0 41
2015 36 0 36
2016 30 0 30
2017 26 0 26

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Fun Facts about the name Gibran

  • How Popular is the name Gibran? Gibran is the 10,899th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Gibran have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 953 babies born with the first name Gibran in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gibran to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gibran? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Gibran first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gibran is Wednesday, September 18th, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Gibran born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gibran was in 2014 with a total of 41 babies.
  • Random Gibran Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gibran is not a popular baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Gibran: Your name in reverse order is Narbig. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nrabgi. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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