Gilbert Name Meaning and Origin

Gilbert is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘French’ origin. The baby name Gilbert means “Bright Young Man”.


Gilbert Origin:

Origin of the name is: “French”



Gilbert is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “GIL + bart”


Gilbert Name Meaning:

Gilbert is based on the Old Germanic words ‘gisil’, which means ‘noble youth’, and ‘berht’, which means ‘bright’



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Gill, Gilly, Gil, Gilburt, Bert


Famous people with this name:

(Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch) Gilbert du Motier (de Lafayette), Marquis de Lafayette, French officer in the American Revolution ;

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English writer;

Gilbert Charles Stuart, American painter;

Gilbert Gottfried, American actor/comedian;

Gilbert Jay Arenas, American basketball player;

Gilbert Burnet, Scottish theologian;

Gilbert Ryle, English philosopher;

Gilbert Fowler White, American geographer;

Gilbert White, English naturalist;

Gilbert Roland, American actor;

Gilbert Newton Lewis, American physical chemist;

Gilbert Sorrentino, American novelist and poet;

Gilbert Foliot, medieval Bishop of London;

Gilbert James Glenn (b. 2012), son of TV anchor Fredricka Whitfield and John Glenn; twin sister Nola Amanda;

Gilbert Malone (b. 2013), son of choirmaster and TV personality Gareth Malone;

Gilbert Melendez, UFC featherweight fighter




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