Meaning:Heap of witness; Hill of testimony; Monument; A camel hump
Gilad is a masculine name of Hebrew origin. It is a variant of Gilead, a mountainous region by the River Jordan, and also the name of three people in the Hebrew Bible. It is believed to mean “heap of witness,” “hill of testimony,” or “monument.” It stems from the Hebrew gal’éd and is also thought to mean “a camel hump.” Across many cultures, camels are symbols of travel, journeys, wisdom, and endurance. With a name like Gilad, baby will surely possess the same strength and intelligence.
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