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Gender: M Meaning of Gilead: "a camel hump" Origin of Gilead: Hebrew

Like Bethany and Shiloh, a meaningful biblical place-name.

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Famous People Named Gilead

Gilead, grandson of Manasseh, great-grandson of Joseph (1 Chr. 7:14)
Gilead, son of Michael, father of Jaroah, of the tribe of Gad (1 Chr. 5:14)

Pop Culture References for the name Gilead

"Gilead," novel by Marilynne Robinson
Gilead, dystopian society in "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood

Giladi, Gilad