Given Name GILEAD

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: גִּלְעָד (Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

From an Old Testament place name meaning "heap of witness" in Hebrew. This was a mountainous region east of the Jordan River. Besides being a place name, it is also borne by people in the Bible.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Gilad (Biblical Hebrew), Gilad (Hebrew)

Categories

biblical, biblical places, place names
Entry updated May 31, 2018