Other Origin(s):Norse
Meaning:Blond boy; Estate of the hostage
Gilby is a boy’s name with contested origins. While in Irish and Gaelic, it means “blond boy,” it means “estate of the hostage” in Old Norse. Whether you’d like to show off your little one’s golden head of hair or tell the world that your heart’s been taken hostage, Gilby ticks all the right boxes.
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