Meaning and Origin of Gillett - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Gillett

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • German : Bright desire

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : from a pet form of the personal names Giles, Julian, or William (see Gill 1).
  • English : topographic name for someone living at the top of a glen or ravine, from northern Middle English gil(l) ‘glen’ + heved ‘head’.