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Etymology 1[edit]

From a Middle English diminutive form of Julian, Giles, and William. Also a Northern English topographic surname from Middle English gill (ravine).

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A surname​.
  2. A male given name, in modern use often transferred back from the surname.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Juliana (feminine of Julian), from Latin

Proper noun[edit]


  1. (rare) A female given name
    • Ben Jonson
      each Jack with his Gill
    1. Alternative form of Jill
    2. Clipping of Gillian.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Gillingham.


Gill (plural Gills)

  1. (soccer) someone connected with Gillingham Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.