"young goat"

Giles Origin and Meaning

The name Giles is boy's name of Greek origin meaning "young goat".
One of those names that most Americans find just too too tea-sippingly British to consider; its meaning has led to occasional use for Capricorn boys.

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Famous People Named Giles

  • Giles SnyderAmerican newscaster
  • Giles of Romearchbishop of Bourges and commentator on the Organon by Aristotle
  • Giles DeaconEnglish fashion designer
  • Giles Bryan ChichesterEnglish MEP
  • Giles Coreyfigure in the 1692 Salem Witch Trials
  • Giles MartinEnglish record producer, son of Beatles producer George Martin
  • Giles Gilbert ScottEnglish architect
  • Giles CorenEnglish journalist and novelist
  • Giles Gordon K. BarnesEnglish footballer

Giles in Pop Culture

  • Giles Winslow Sr. and Jr.characters in "Winnie,the,Pooh" series
  • Giles Fletchercharacter in G. A. Henty's "St. George for England"
  • Gilescharacter in Guillermo Del Toro's "The Shape of Water"
  • Rupert Gilescharacter on TV's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"