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

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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southern.maple Says:


Romanticizing conquistadors is a bit in poor taste, don't you think?

Cormorant Says:


I've seen a Gil-nam before, sometimes called Gil.