Meaning and Origin of Gilles - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Gilles

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Shield of hides
  • French : Youth

Family name origins & meanings:

  • French : variant spelling of Giles.
  • German : from the personal name Gilius, from Aegilius, a Late Latin variant of Aegidius (see Giles 1).