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The nationality of Gilbert can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Gilbert may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

Gilbert Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Gilbert come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Gilbert come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Gilbert were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Gilbert. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Gilbert name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Gilbert change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over generations.

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