The name Gideon is a baby boy name.

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Biblical Meaning:
The name Gideon is a Biblical baby name. In Biblical the meaning of the name Gideon is: He that bruises or breaks; a destroyer.

American Meaning:
The name Gideon is an American baby name. In American the meaning of the name Gideon is: He that bruises or breaks; a destroyer.

Hebrew Meaning:
The name Gideon is a Hebrew baby name. In Hebrew the meaning of the name Gideon is: Destroyer One who has a stump in place of a hand. A hewer. Famous bearer: the Gideons, a Christian organization distributing Bibles to schools, hospitals, and hotels.

SoulUrge Number: 2

People with this name have a deep inner desire for love and companionship, and want to work with others to achieve peace and harmony.

Expression Number: 9

People with this name tend to be passionate, compassionate, intuitive, romantic, and to have magnetic personalities. They are usually humanitarian, broadminded and generous, and tend to follow professions where they can serve humanity. Because they are so affectionate and giving, they may be imposed on. They are romantic and easily fall in love, but may be easily hurt and are sometimes quick-tempered.


By Adele Sep 4, 2014

Gideon is my son's name...we picked it from a Beatles song BUT ohhh this meaning fits him to a T!! we call him Hurricane Gideon, able to destroy any room in 5 seconds flat!! but hes also a sweet child who craves massivly friends/people to like him and also will help any other child...we had debated between Gideon and another name and when he was born we took one look at him and said hes a Gideon!!

By gideon Aug 23, 2014

hmmmm am so suprise it just explain me life.

By Gideon Nelson Aug 11, 2014

I am surprised, Because it describes me....TRUE

By Gideon Dixon-Macleod Jul 26, 2014

What tosh! Every other website states the meaning of Gideon is "Tree Feller" or "Mighty Warrior". "One who has a stump in place of a hand". I have never heard such rubbish!

By gideon g. Jul 20, 2014 true lad....awesome#thumbs up

By Gideon Mulenga Jul 4, 2012

thank you for telling me the meaning of my name.

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