Gilbert


Gilbert

Infobox Given name 2
gender = masculine

Gilbert is a masculine given name, surname and placename. It is from the Germanic "gisel" "promise, pledge" or "noble youth" and "beraht" "bright" or "famous". Gilbert may refer to:

People

Gilbert met Pascale the 20th of May and since then, they are in love.

Organization

* Gilbert, the official ball supplier for the Rugby World Cup and the International Federation of Netball Associations

Fictional characters

* Gilbert Grape, title character from the film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape"
* Gilbert Blythe, friend and eventual husband of Anne Shirley in Lucy Maud Montgomery's "Anne of Green Gables" series of novels
* Gil Grissom, a character in CSI

Place names

;Canada
* Gilbert Plains, Manitoba, town;Kiribati
* Gilbert Islands, chain of atolls and islands in the Pacific Ocean;United Kingdom
* Witton Gilbert, village in County Durham, England;United States
* Gilbert, Arizona, town in Maricopa County
* Gilbert, Arkansas
* Gilbert, Iowa, town in Story County
* Gilbert, Louisiana, town in Franklin Parish
* Gilbert, Minnesota, town in St. Louis County
* Gilbert, South Carolina, town in Lexington County
* Gilbert, West Virginia, town in Mingo County
* Gilbert Creek, West Virginia, census-designated place in Mingo County

Other uses

* gilbert (symbol Gi), CGS unit of magnetomotive force or magnetic potential
* Gilbert Cell, a circuit used in communication electronics for analog mixers, balanced modulator and phase detectors
* Gilbert-Einasleigh River, river system in northern Queensland, Australia
* Gilbert Hill, monolith column of black basalt rock in Andheri, Mumbai (Bombay), India
* Gilbert Law Summaries, an outline series in the United States
* Gilbert (lunar crater), impact crater on the Moon
* Gilbert's Skink, lizard ("Eumeces gilberti") of the family of skinks
* Gilbert's syndrome, genetic disorder of bilirubin metabolism
* Gilbert Wines, boutique winery of Mt Barker Western Australia offering premium wines and cafe style dining
* Hurricane Gilbert, destructive hurricane in the Caribbean 1988
* Mount Gilbert (Alaska), volcano on Akun Island, Aleutian Islands
* USS "Gilbert Islands" (CVE-107), escort aircraft carrier of the U.S. Navy during World War II


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  • Gilbert — puede hacer referencia a: == Nombre == fue un filosofo griego aleman que peleaba por la justicia de su pueblo natal Gilbert Desmet, ciclista retirado en 1967; Gilbert Brulé, jugador de hockey sobre hielo en la NHL; …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gilbert — steht für: Gilbert (Familienname), der Familienname Gilbert Gilbert (Vorname), einen männlichen Vornamen Gilbert (Einheit), eine veraltete CGS Einheit für magnetische Spannung, Gilbertzelle, eine analoge Mischerschaltung Gilbert (Holzmaß), ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gilbert — Gilbert, AZ U.S. town in Arizona Population (2000): 109697 Housing Units (2000): 37007 Land area (2000): 42.956638 sq. miles (111.257178 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.239864 sq. miles (0.621246 sq. km) Total area (2000): 43.196502 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • GILBERT (N. J. F.) — GILBERT NICOLAS JOSEPH FLORENT (1750 1780) Poète lorrain, Nicolas Gilbert doit une certaine réputation à la légende ou, plutôt, au mythe romantique du poète incompris, victime d’une société égoïste, tel que le représente Vigny dans Stello : on a… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gilbert — GÍLBERT, gilberţi, s.m. (fiz.) Unitate de măsură (tolerată) a tensiunii magnetice şi magnetomotoare. [pr.: jilber – abr.: Gb] – Din engl., fr. gilbert. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  gílbert s. m., [gi p …   Dicționar Român

  • GILBERT (C.) — GILBERT CLAUDE (1652 1720) Avocat dijonnais, Claude Gilbert publie en 1700 (sans nom d’auteur ni d’éditeur) un récit utopique, L’Histoire de Calejava ou de l’isle des hommes raisonnables, avec le parallèle de leur morale et du christianisme . Il… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gilbert — prop. n. William Schwenk Gilbert, an English dramatist born at London Nov. 18, 1836. He is most famous for his collaborations with Sir Arthur Sullivan on a number of humorous light operas which are known as Gilbert and Sullivan Operas . His first …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Gilbert, AR — U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 33 Housing Units (2000): 29 Land area (2000): 0.313892 sq. miles (0.812976 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.313892 sq. miles (0.812976 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Gilbert, AZ — U.S. town in Arizona Population (2000): 109697 Housing Units (2000): 37007 Land area (2000): 42.956638 sq. miles (111.257178 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.239864 sq. miles (0.621246 sq. km) Total area (2000): 43.196502 sq. miles (111.878424 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Gilbert, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 987 Housing Units (2000): 347 Land area (2000): 0.825520 sq. miles (2.138087 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.825520 sq. miles (2.138087 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places