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See also: gill
- As an English surname, converged from variants of Giles (sometimes through Dutch), Julian, and William.
- As a northern English surname, from Middle English gil (“ravine, glen”), from Old Norse gil. The Old Norse is also a source of the Norwegian surname.
- As an Irish and Scottish Gaelic surname, variant of McGill.
- Also as an Irish surname, variant of Gall.
- As a Jewish/Israeli surname, from Hebrew גיל (“joy”).
- As a German surname, variant of Gilger.
- As an Indian/Sikh/Punjabi surname, from [script needed] (gil, “moisture”).
- (diminutive of Giles, Julian, Gillian): IPA(key): /d͡ʒɪl/
- (diminutive of Wiliam, surname, Gillingham FC person): IPA(key): /ˈɡɪl/
- Rhymes: -ɪl
- A diminutive of the male given names Giles, Julian, or William, of medieval usage.
- A diminutive of the female given name Gillian, variant of Jill.
- A Scottish and Northern English habitational surname from Old Norse for someone who lived near a gill.
- A Scottish and Irish surname from Scottish Gaelic [in turn originating as a patronymic], an alternate anglicization of Mac an Ghoill (McGill).
- A male given name transferred from the surname, of modern usage.
- A locale in the United States.
- A town in Massachusetts; named for Massachusetts politician Moses Gill.
- An unincorporated community in Colorado; named for early landowner William H. Gill.
- An unincorporated community in Texas.
- An unincorporated community in West Virginia; named for an early postmaster.
- A ghost town in South Dakota; named for early postmaster Carl M. Gilberg.
- A surname from Punjabi from ਗਿੱਲ (gilla).
Gill (plural Gills)
- According to the 2010 United States Census, Gill is the 435th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 74,948 individuals. Gill is most common among White (65.23%), Black (13.96%) and Asian/Pacific Islander (13.43%) individuals.