Name: Gilles

Origin and Meaning of the Name Gilles

  • Meaning:
    Shield
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Shield
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (zheel)
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Miscellaneous Info for Gilles

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  • Used in:
    French speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Greek "aigis, aigidos" meaning goat skin, and referring to the goat skin shield of Zeus.

    French cognate of Giles.

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