Gilbert

Male

Meaning

Bright Pledge

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒɪlbərt/

Traits associated with the name Gilbert:

Dogs named Gilbert tend to be loving, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Gilbert?

That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pets unique names. It could also suggest that you have an appreciation for classic literature, as Gilbert is a character in the novel Anne of Green Gables.

Is Gilbert a good dog name?

Gilbert has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Gilbert isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

3,598
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1,638
New York City Dog Name Database
1,623
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Gilbert is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Gilbert was, in the past month, the 2060th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Gilbert is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Gilbert was viewed 45 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Gilbert's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Gilbert is most adored in Nebraska, Ohio and North Carolina.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Texas, New York and Arizona.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Gilbert.

Most popular breeds named Gilbert:

  1. Beagle
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Pomeranian

Famous dogs named Gilbert:

  • comics icon A dog named Gilbert appeared in the comic book Julien Boisvert by Michel Plessix.

Gilbert is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in Victorian times, it's rarely heard in modern dog parks.

british dog names
british

Associated with playwright W.S. Gilbert of Gilbert and Sullivan fame.

Dog names like Gilbert:

Rules With Spear
Farmer, worker of the Earth
Descendant of the noble or illustrious one
Gus
Worthy of respect; diminutive of Augustus.
From The Gravelly Homestead
Wreath Of Flowers Or Leaves
Gilbert dog name meaning

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