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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : The old one

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Southern French : from Old French gamel ‘oatmeal’, which was used for cleaning and degreasing woolen cloth; the surname may therefore have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for a textile worker or perhaps for a miller or baker.

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