Gil meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Gil No. of characters: 3 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old Greek
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Meanings: French Form of Julius Shining Pledge Short for Names Beginning with Gil Kid Young Goat Serves Christ Joy Happiness Squire Young Shield French, Portuguese, Spanish short form of Aegid (meaning: shield-bearer, the Beschützende) Short form of names with "Gil" or "Gild". Namesakes: Gil Vicente, Portuguese poet.

Gil was ranked 883 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 1.01% from its previous ranking of 892 in 2015.

Full form of Gil : Good-Natured Innocent Logical

Gil is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 4747 in 2015. Only 128 people have Gil as their first name. Gil is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Gil was an uncommon first name for a boy till 2013 and ranked 883 (0.000814% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 4737 people have Gil as their first name. Comes from the Greek "aegidios", means: "Epic, Shield" (To put under the rule of) Feast on September 1st. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Gil showcases in the charts. 0.001311% of US citizens have this given name.

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The small town of Saint Gilles-du-Gard was once a seaport, but especially a place of pilgrimage and a step on the way to Saint Jacques de Compostela. We can see Saint Egide (or Gilles), who probably lives there in the 6th century and we do not know anything about it. Over the centuries, the legend has made it one of the most popular saints of the Middle Ages.

Expression number of Gil is 1. They are believed superficial, they are really serious. Gil loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. They are taken for dilettantes, they are of an exemplary professional conscience. Gil generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity. They are voluntary, determined, hardworking. Extroverted, they need to express themselves on everything. Very sociable, independent, they are critical and do not like to be ordered. The feminine charm always attracts them.

Names that rhyme with Gil Famous people named Gil
Rochelle Pangilinan in Asintado as Actress
Caitlin Gill in The Coffee Shop as Actress
Sarah Gilbert in Flying on Empty as Miscellaneous Crew
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Liz Giles in Elizabeth as Actress
Gillian Eaton in To Be or Not to Be as Actress
Tatyana Dogileva in Est - Ouest as Actress
Nikki Gil in Badil as Actress
Melissa Gilbert in From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter as Actress
Janet Gilmore in Boston Public as Casting Director
Names like Gil Gil Namesakes Related Names: Gil Gila Gilad Gilana Gilberd Gilbert Gilberta Gilberte Gilberto Gilbertus Gilburt Gilchrist Gilda Gildan Gildardo Gildas Gildasine Gildo Gildouin Gilduen Comments :Pasty Dinardo Gil is a male first name. The origin of the name is come from the Hebrew, meaning "joy". Versions of the name are Gilah, Ghila. Popularity of Gil
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