Gil Origin and Meaning

The name Gil is a boy's name of Hebrew, Spanish origin meaning "happiness".

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

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Famous People Named Gil

  • Gilbert Allen "Gil" MecheAmerican baseball player
  • Gilbert Ray "Gil" HodgesAmerican baseball player and manager
  • Gilbert "Gil" GerardAmerican actor
  • Gilbert Frank "Gil" AmelioAmerican former CEO of Apple, Inc.
  • Gil BirminghamAmerican actor
  • Ian Ernest Gilmore "Gil" EvansCanadian jazz pianist
  • Gilbert "Gil" ScottHeron, American spoken word poet
  • Gil BellowsCanadian actor
  • Jaden Gil Agassison of tennis players Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf
  • Enrique Mari "Quen" Gil VFilipino Actor

Gil in Pop Culture

  • Gilbert "Gil" Grissomcharacter on TV's "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
  • "Gil Blas" 18th,century novel by Alain,Rene Lesage
  • Gil Nexdorcharacter on TV's "Johnny Test"
  • Gil Le Fleurcharacter on TV's "Northern Exposure"
  • Gil Gundersoncharacter on TV's "The Simpsons"
  • Gil Chestertoncharacter on TV's "Frasier"
  • Gilbert "Gil" Blythecharacter in L. M. Montgomery's "Anne of Green Gables"
  • Gillington "Gil" Webberson of the river monster in "Monster High" show and series