What is the meaning of the name Gideon?

The name Gideon is primarily a male name of Hebrew origin that means Woodsman.

In the Bible, Gideon had a direct message from God to deliver Israel from Midian.

Different Spellings of the name Gideon:


People who like the name Gideon also like:

Gabriel, Oliver, Asher, Elijah, Silas, Levi, Liam, Charlotte, Genevieve, Amelia, Evangeline, Violet, Evelyn, Eleanor

Names like Gideon:

Gaetan, Gaetane, Gitano, Godana, Gaetano, Gaetana, Gwydion, Gaston, Gautam, Giustina, Gethin, Godwin, Guitain, Gotham, Goodman, Goodwin, Gedymin, Gwidon, Gotam

Stats for the Name Gideon

checkmark Gideon is currently #85 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Gideon is currently #333 in U.S. births

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A Boat Like Gideon Brown - Great Big Sea