What is the meaning of the name Gilbert?

The name Gilbert is primarily a male name of English origin that means Bright Pledge.

Gilbert Gottfried, comedian. "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?" novel and movie.

People who like the name Gilbert also like:

Felix, Jasper, Oliver, Gabriel, Edmund, Theodore, Henry, Eleanor, Emma, Violet, Adelaide, Rose, Beatrice, Audrey

Names like Gilbert:

Gwalbert, Gilberto

Stats for the Name Gilbert

checkmark Gilbert is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Gilbert is currently not ranked in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Gilbert:

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1. Gilbert may be considered an old-fashioned or outdated name.
2. Gilbert may be difficult for some people to pronounce or spell correctly.
3. Gilbert may be associated with negative stereotypes or fictional characters (e.g., "Gilbert Grape" from the movie "What's Eating Gilbert Grape").
4. Gilbert may not have many modern nickname options, limiting the child's ability to personalize their name.
5. Gilbert may not fit well with certain cultural or ethnic backgrounds, potentially causing confusion or misrepresentation.