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Gil - Meaning of Gil

What does Gil mean?

Meaning of the name GilGilbertGilesBertGibbonGilliEgidiusGiselbertGilbertoGijsBertieEgyedGileonGillGillissGiliburtGilbartGhilleyGyllGilibertJilesÄgidiusGylbert

[ 1 syll. gil, gi-l ] The baby boy name Gil is pronounced GIHL †. Gil is of Germanic, Old Greek, and Irish Gaelic origin, and it is predominantly used in the English, Portuguese, Provençal, and Spanish languages.

Gil is an English contraction of the English, French, and German Gilbert.

Gil is also an English, Portuguese, Provenal, and Spanish form of the Dutch, English, and German Giles.

Gil is also an English form of the English and Hebrew Gill.

See also the related categories, portuguese, greek, spanish, germanic (german), and irish.

Gil is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1961, 0.006% of baby boys were given the name Gil. Its ranking then was #695. The baby name has since declined in popularity, and is of only irregular use now. Out of all boy names in its group, Gil was nonetheless the most popular in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Gil include Ghill, Ghyll, Gill, Guille, Gael, Gail, Gaile, Gaill, Gaille, Gal, Gale, Gall, Gallt, Galt, Gawel, Gayl, Gayle, Gayll, Gaylle, and Gile.

† Pronunciation for Gil: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"


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