Last name: GILSON

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GILSON : This last name is indexed 160,689 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GILSON : 1: English: ‘son of Gill’ from a Middle English pet form of either the female name Gillian (Latin Juliana) or of the male names Gilliam a variant of William and Giles. + -son<i/>. See Gill.2: English: patronymic meaning ‘son of Giles’ from the personal name Giles + -son.3: Irish (Down): adopted for Mac Giolla Seanáin see Gilsenan.4: Walloon and northern French: from a shortened form of Gilesson a pet form of the personal name Giles (see Gilles).

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