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Gilles

What does Gilles mean?

Gilles Pronunciation of Gilles [gilles] as a name for boys is a Greek name, and Gilles means "young goat; servant of Jesus". Gilles is a French form of Giles (Greek). Gilles is also a form of Gillies (Scottish, Gaelic): from Gille Iosa.

Associated with: greek, servant.

Variations

9 relations via Giles, Gillies: Ghilles, Ghillies, Gide, Gil, Gillis, Gilliss, Gyles, Jiles and Jyles.

Creative forms:
(male) Galles, Gibles, ..

(female) Gillesy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gilles Masyn (G.M.), ..

How popular is Gilles?

Gilles is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#8103 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Gil, Giles, Gillis and Jiles are the prominent varying forms of Gilles (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Gilles was well-received among parents a century ago (adoption of 0.01%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gil, Giles, Gillis, Jiles in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gilles and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Akilles, Bille, Dalles, Delles, Dillen, Gaille, Gaillen, Gibbes, Gilbey, Gill, Gillan, Gillbey (see Gilby), Gillby, Gillean, Gillen, Gilleon, Gillett, Gilley, Gillon, Gilmer, Hillel, Hiller, Miles, Millen, Miller, Mills, Niles, Sills, Villem, Wilkes, Willem, Willes, Willess, Willet, Willets, Willey, Willis, Willkes and Wills. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gilles.

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