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Gender: Male Meaning of Gilmore: "devoted to the Virgin Mary" Origin of Gilmore: Irish and Scottish

The name Gilmore is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "devoted to the Virgin Mary". Gilmore and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Pure and discussed in our forums with posts like "My nickname is X, but it's short for Y, not Z".

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Has taken on a slightly feminine aspect due to the success of the TV series The Gilmore Girls.

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Famous People Named Gilmore

Joseph H. Gilmore (1834-1918), hymnist
Gilmore David Clarke, American civil engineer and landscape architect

Pop Culture References for the name Gilmore

"The Gilmore Girls," TV series
'Happy Gilmore," 1996 movie

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