Gleb name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Gleb mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Gleb

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Australia, the name Gleb means "Gleb is the meaning if life".
  2. A submission from Russian Federation says the name Gleb means "Favorite of the Gods, or Heir to the Gods" and is of Slavic origin.
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Notable Persons Named Gleb

Notable Persons Named Gleb

Gleb Savchenko

Gleb was born Gleb Savchenko on September 16th, 1983 in Moscow.

Gleb Yevgenievich Botkin

Gleb Yevgenievich Botkin was an author, illustrator, church of aphrodite archbishop, church of aphrodite, and church of aphroditearchbishop. Gleb was born as the child of Eugene Botkin on July 30th, 1900 in Grand Duchy of Finland. He died on December 15th, 1969.

Gleb Olegovich Pavlovsky

Gleb Olegovich Pavlovsky is a journalist, political science, and political scientist. Gleb was born on March 5th, 1951 in Odessa.

Gleb Yakunin

Gleb Yakunin was a Member of the Supreme Soviet of Russia, Member of the State Duma, Member of theSupreme Soviet of Russia(1990-1993), and Member of theState Duma(1993-1995). Gleb was given the name Gleb Pavlovich Yakunin on March 4th, 1934 in Moscow. He died on December 25th, 2014.

Gleb Krzhizhanovsky

Gleb was born in 1872. He passed away in 1959.

Gleb Panfilov

Gleb Panfilov is a film director. His ongoing career started in 1958. Gleb was born on May 21st, 1934 in Magnitogorsk.

  • Gleb Uspensky
  • Gleb W. Derujinsky
  • Gleb
  • Gleb Alexandrovich Savinov
  • Gleb Shishmaryov
  • Gleb Vasilyevich Plaksin
  • Gleb Klimenko
    Hockey Player
  • Gleb Alexander Ilyin
  • Gleb Yuryevich Shulpyakov
  • Gleb Fedotov
    Soccer Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gleb

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gleb

Saints Boris and Gleb

Saints Boris and Gleb was a saint. He holds the title Prince of Rostov, Prince of Murom, and Passion-bearers. He left this life in 1015.


He holds the title Prince of Minsk and Prince ofMinsk. He was most prominent from 1101 to 1119. He passed away on September 13th, 1119.


Fun Facts about the name Gleb

  • How Popular is the name Gleb? Gleb is the 31,972nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Gleb have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 147 babies born with the first name Gleb in the United States. That's more than enough people named Gleb to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gleb? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Gleb first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gleb is Monday, August 13th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Gleb born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gleb was in 2013 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Gleb Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Gleb is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Gleb: The name spelled backwards is Belg. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lbge. How do you pronounce that?
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