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Gender: Male Meaning of Gillespie: "bishop's servant" Origin of Gillespie: Scottish

The name Gillespie is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "bishop's servant". Gillespie and is often added to lists like Scottish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Sometimes heard as a first name in Scotland, particularly among the Campbell clan.

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Famous People Named Gillespie

Gillespie V. "Sonny" Montgomery, U.S. Congressman from Mississippi
Dizzy Gillespie, American jazz trumpeter

Pop Culture References for the name Gillespie

Dahlia and Alessa Gillespie, characters from the video game series Silent Hill

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