Gill (name)

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For other uses of "Gill", see Gill (disambiguation).
To find a person with given name Gill, see Special:Allpages/Gill

Gill may be a surname or given name, derived from a number of unrelated sources;

  • in English, Gill may be a hypocorism of a number of given names, including Giles, Julian, William (Guillaume), Gillian, etc.
  • the Dutch form of the given namen Giles
  • in Northern English, Scots and Norwegian, it may be a topographic name, ultimately derived from Old Norse gil "ravine"; c.f. Lord Gill
  • as a surname, an anglicization of the Scottish or Irish patronymic McGill (or Mac Gille, Mac An Ghoill and variants)
  • in Hebrew, a masculine given name or byname meaning "joy, gladness" (feminine form Gilla)

People with the surname Gill[edit]

Gill Jats[edit]

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