Name: Giles

Origin and Meaning of the Name Giles

  • Meaning:
    Shield
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (jiles); (zheel)
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Miscellaneous Info for Giles

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    St. Giles is the patron saint of nursing mothers.

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