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Gender: M Meaning of Gil: "happiness" Origin of Gil: Hebrew

Pronounced zheel, it's a dashing conquistador; as gill, it's the nice and slightly boring guy down the street.

Famous People Named Gil

Gilbert Allen "Gil" Meche, American baseball player
Gilbert Ray "Gil" Hodges, American baseball player and manager
Gilbert "Gil" Gerard, American actor
Gilbert Frank "Gil" Amelio, American former CEO of Apple, Inc.
Gil Birmingham, American actor
Ian Ernest Gilmore "Gil" Evans, Canadian jazz pianist
Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron, American spoken word poet
Gil Bellows, Canadian actor
Jaden Gil Agassi, son of tennis players Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf

Pop Culture References for the name Gil

Gilbert "Gil" Grissom, character on TV's "CSI"
"Gil Blas," 18th-century novel by Alain-Rene Lesage
Gil Nexdor, character on TV's "Johnny Test"
Gil Le Fleur, character on TV's "Northern Exposure"
Gil Gunderson, character on TV's "The Simpsons"
Gil Chesterton, character on TV's "Frasier"
Gilbert "Gil" Blythe, character in L. M. Montgomery's "Anne of Green Gables"