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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gilmore

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Gilmore

Gilmore was born on June 1st, 1912 in Esmond, North Dakota. He passed away on March 10th, 2002.

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Gilmore was born on August 6th, 1990 in Calgary.

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Gilmore Kinney was a basketball player. Gilmore was born on June 9th, 1886 in Ness City, Kansas. He breathed his last breath on December 15th, 1916.

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Gilmore Buttigieg is an athlete for the Senglea Athletic F.C.

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Gilmore Palacio is an athlete for the Texmar United.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Gilmore

Mahershala Ali is an actor. He was most prominent from 2001 to present. Mahershala was given the name Mahershalalhashbaz Gilmore on February 16th, 1974 in Oakland, California, U.S. Mahershala is also known as Mahershala Karim-Ali.

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Rory Gilmore is a fictional character.

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Lorelai Gilmore is a former:, inn, entrepreneurship, hotel manager, and maid.

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Gary Gilmore is a criminal.

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Jared S. Gilmore is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2008. Jared was given the name Jared Scott Gilmore on May 30th, 2000 in San Diego, California, U.S.

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Jim Gilmore is a 59th Chairman of theRepublican National Committee. His military service ended in 1974. Jim was born on October 6th, 1949 in Richmond, Virginia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1902 5 0 5
1908 5 0 5
1909 7 0 7
1911 6 0 6
1912 20 0 20
1913 10 0 10
1914 32 0 32
1915 18 0 18
1916 30 0 30
1917 28 0 28
1918 25 0 25
1919 30 0 30
1920 18 0 18
1921 15 0 15
1922 23 0 23
1923 15 0 15
1924 24 0 24
1925 26 0 26
1926 20 0 20
1927 25 0 25
1928 16 0 16
1929 10 0 10
1930 18 0 18
1931 15 0 15
1932 18 0 18
1933 15 0 15
1934 9 0 9
1935 8 0 8
1936 14 0 14
1937 8 0 8
1938 16 0 16
1939 5 0 5
1940 12 0 12
1941 11 0 11
1942 8 0 8
1943 17 0 17
1944 8 0 8
1945 13 0 13
1946 15 0 15
1947 11 0 11
1948 7 0 7
1950 10 0 10
1951 6 0 6
1952 7 0 7
1953 7 0 7
1954 9 0 9
1955 14 0 14
1957 6 0 6
1958 9 0 9
1959 8 0 8
1960 5 0 5
1961 7 0 7
1963 8 0 8
1967 5 0 5
1973 7 0 7
1991 5 0 5
1994 5 0 5

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Popularity of Gilmore as a last name

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Common last names for Gilmore

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Peterson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gilmore U.S.
  White 65.41% 64.26%
  African American 28.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.87% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gilmore

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

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Fun Facts about the name Gilmore

  • How Popular is the name Gilmore? Gilmore is the 12,644th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gilmore was the 714th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gilmore have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 754 babies born with the first name Gilmore in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gilmore to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gilmore? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1902 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gilmore first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gilmore is Sunday, September 12th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Gilmore born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gilmore was in 1914 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Gilmore Factoid: According to the 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gilmore is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1936.
  • Weird things about the name Gilmore: Your name in reverse order is Eromlig. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Moegril. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gilmore? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 48,719 people with the last name Gilmore.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gilmore? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 17 of them will have Gilmore as their last name.

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