Origin:French
Popularity:2468
Meaning:bright promise
Gilbert as a boy's name is pronounced GIL-bert. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Gilbert is "bright promise". Place name: Gilbert, Arizona, a town in the suburbs of Phoenix.

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  • Alfred Carlton Gilbert
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