What is the meaning of the name Gideon?

The name Gideon is primarily a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin that means Woodsman.

In the Bible, Gideon had a direct message from God to deliver Israel from Midian.

Different Spellings of the name Gideon:


People who like the name Gideon also like:

Gabriel, Henry, Oliver, Liam, Silas, Benjamin, Elijah, Genevieve, Evelyn, Evangeline, Charlotte, Amelia, Violet, Eleanor

Names like Gideon:

Gwidon, Goodman, Gwydion, Gaetano, Goodwin, Giustina, Guitain, Godwin, Godana, Gotham, Gaetane, Gethin, Gotam, Gitano, Gaston, Gautam, Gaetan, Gaetana, Gedymin

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Gideon Scott Burtka Harris - son of Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka , born 2011

Stats for the Name Gideon

checkmark Gideon is currently #85 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Gideon is currently #318 in U.S. births

Songs about Gideon

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A Boat Like Gideon Brown - Great Big Sea
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