Gender: Male Meaning of Gilman: "William" Origin of Gilman: English surname

Gilman Origin and Meaning

The name Gilman is a boy's name meaning "William".

The last name of many accomplished people throughout history, from Nobel laureates to U.S. congressmen. The name Gilman was recorded in England since before 1066, and is thought to originate in the French for William, ie Guillaume. Gilman might make an original first or middle name to honor an ancestral William.

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