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The name Gilbert is of Germanic origin, and means illustrious through hostages.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Gilbert has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Gilbert
Use of the Name Gilbert for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
125,207 47,704 14,921 4,191 1,937 760 400
The table below indicates the number of times the name Gilbert has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Gilbert
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880134101  
188113392  
188215788  
188313692  
1884140100  
188517277  
188615491  
1887127102  
1888141109  
1889137105  
1890125116  
189115486  
1892133120  
1893124122  
1894116139  
1895128132  
1896131129  
1897135121  
1898128143  
1899145107  
1900147145  
1901131129  
1902115166  
1903137138  
1904112188  
1905117183  
1906107199  
1907112212  
1908116223  
1909116238  
1910116274  
1911104366  
1912115648  
1913103868  
19141041,059  
19151001,451  
19161061,443  
19171041,512  
19181051,575  
19191021,595  
1920971,765  
19211031,706  
19221001,744  
19231011,711  
19241001,792  
19251061,650  
19261011,785  
19271001,971  
1928962,044  
1929912,050  
1930902,111  
1931921,988  
1932971,973  
19331041,694  
19341061,773  
19351111,687  
19361131,659  
19371131,677  
19381161,599  
19391151,557  
19401241,525  
19411171,695  
19421281,731  
19431231,797  
19441281,633  
19451301,619  
19461371,749  
19471461,872  
19481451,862  
19491471,806  
19501441,880  
19511411,914  
19521521,843  
19531481,904  
19541481,953  
19551571,846  
19561601,954  
19571631,957  
19581691,803  
19591771,741  
19601741,793  
19611781,702  
19621841,628  
19631791,631  
19641831,517  
19651891,349  
19661941,266  
19671911,267  
19681991,169  
19692161,110  
19702151,163  
19712211,064  
1972224962  
1973228918  
1974234884  
1975235879  
1976245823  
1977257784  
1978254796  
1979267777  
1980262834  
1981264818  
1982268792  
1983273757  
1984268774  
1985296687  
1986273781  
1987290737  
1988313711  
1989339677  
1990341723  
1991351688  
1992379609  
1993370638  
1994446504  
1995452501  
1996464468  
1997482448  
1998507420  
1999508417  
2000526419  
2001535407  
2002591351  
2003595360  
2004560400  
Totals:  125,207 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Gilbert as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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