Meaning and Origin of: Gillian
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Girl name origins & meanings:
- Latin : Graceful, blessing; variation of Juliana
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Greek : Shield of hides
- French : Youth
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Family name origins & meanings:
- English : variant of Julian.
- Irish (Tyrone and Derry) : reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gileáin ‘son of Gileán’, a variant of the personal name Gealán, from a diminutive of geal ‘bright’, ‘white’.