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ˈgɪl məngilman

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  1. Gilman, Charlotte Anna Perkins Gilmannoun

    United States feminist (1860-1935)


  1. gilman

    Gilman is typically recognized as a surname of Welsh and Irish origin. However, its usage can vary: 1) As a given name, it is not common but may occasionally be used, primarily in the United States. 2) In literary context, it can refer to Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a prominent American feminist and sociologist or Daniel Coit Gilman, the first president of Johns Hopkins University. 3) Places such as Gilman, a town in Colorado, and several other towns throughout the United States, also bear the name. The specific context can alter its meaning significantly.


  1. Gilman

    Gilman is an abandoned mining town in southeastern Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The U.S. Post Office at Minturn now serves Gilman postal addresses. Founded in 1886 during the Colorado Silver Boom, the town later became a center of lead and zinc mining in Colorado, centered around the now-flooded Eagle Mine. It was abandoned in 1984 by order of the Environmental Protection Agency because of toxic pollutants, including contamination of the ground water, as well as unprofitability of the mines. It is currently a ghost town on private property and is strictly off limits to the public. At the time of the abandonment, the mining operations were owned by Viacom International. As of 2007, The Ginn Company has plans to build a private ski resort with private home sites across Battle Mountain --- including development at the Gilman townsite. On February 27, 2008 the Minturn Town Council unanimously approved annexation and development plans for 4,300 acres of Ginn Resorts’ 1,700-unit Battle Mountain residential ski and golf resort; Ginn's Battle Mountain development includes much of the old Gilman townsite. On May 20, 2008 the town of Minturn approved the annexation in a public referendum with 87% of the vote.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gilman is ranked #3003 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Gilman surname appeared 11,946 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Gilman.

    93% or 11,112 total occurrences were White.
    1.9% or 238 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.9% or 237 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1% or 127 total occurrences were Asian.
    1% or 125 total occurrences were Black.
    0.9% or 108 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gilman in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gilman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Gilman in a Sentence

  1. Speaker Gideon:

    There is one thing I want Ben Gilman to know about me and that is that I know how to stand up to a bully. But maybe more importantly than standing up to a bully, I know how to work around somebody like that.

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