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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gilchrist

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Alt. Meaning

G is for gracious, it shows everyday.

I is for impartial, a great arbiter

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

S is for special, you are, you know!

T is for try, as hard as you can

Notable Persons Named Gilchrist

Gilchrist was born on November 1st, 1817. He died on November 1st, 1894.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gilchrist

Keir Gilchrist is an actor. He was most prominent from 2003 to present. Keir was given the name Keir David Peters Gilchrist on September 28th, 1992 in Camden, London, England, UK. Keir is also known as Gilchrist and Keir David Peters (full name).


Adam Gilchrist is a cricketer. Adam was born on November 14th, 1971 in Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia.


John Gilchrist is a basketball player for the Ironi Naharia, Maccabi Rishon LeZion (basketball), Ironi Nahariya, Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez, Los Angeles D-Fenders, Idaho Stampede, Adelaide 36ers, Sigal Prishtina, and North Dallas Vandals. His most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. John was born on June 29th, 1985 in Norfolk, Virginia.


Cookie Gilchrist was a football player. Cookie was born on May 25th, 1935 in Brackenridge, Pennsylvania. He passed away on January 10th, 2011.


Marcus Gilchrist is a football player. He has had major accomplishments since 2011. Marcus was born on December 8th, 1988 in High Point, North Carolina.


Connie Gilchrist was an american film, tv, and stage actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1940 to 1940. Connie was given the name Rose Constance Gilchrist on February 2nd, 1901 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Connie is also known as Gilchrist and Rose Constance. She left this life on March 3rd, 1985.


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Popularity of Gilchrist as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gilchrist U.S.
  White 62.20% 64.26%
  African American 32.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gilchrist

People with the last name Gilchrist are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Gilchrist

  • How Popular is the name Gilchrist? Gilchrist is the 64,005th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gilchrist was the 2,811th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gilchrist have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18 babies born with the first name Gilchrist in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gilchrist? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Gilchrist first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gilchrist is Sunday, March 23rd, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Gilchrist born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gilchrist was in 1994 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gilchrist: Your name in reverse order is Tsirhclig. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Slrigcthi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gilchrist? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 12,825 people with the last name Gilchrist.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gilchrist? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Gilchrist as their last name.

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