Gilbert

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

German and English short form of Gisilberht [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See Gisilberht

Patronyms (male)

Gilbertsen Norway
Gilbertson Norway Sweden
Gilbertsson Faroe Islands Iceland Sweden

Patronyms (female)

Gilbertsdatter Norway
Gilbertsdotter Sweden
Gilbertsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Name Day

Sweden Sweden

16 March

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Gilbert
Genitive: Gilberts
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Gilbert
Accusative: Gilbert
Dative: Gilberti
Genitive: Gilberts
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Gilbert
Genitive: Gilbertin
Partitive: Gilbertiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Gilbert
Accusative: Gilbert
Dative: Gilbert / Gilberti
Genitive: Gilberts
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Gilbert
Genitive: Gilberts
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Gilbert
Genitive: Gilberts

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[7]
0 5 440 2014
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 182 n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
0 n.a. 86 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 245
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Gilbert.

Sources: [7] [8] [9] [10]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi