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Origin and popularity of the name GILLE

Origin

Gille : 1: French: variant of Gilles.2: German: variant of Gill.3: German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name ultimately related to a verb gelten ‘to sacrifice repay or reward’.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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