Giles meaning

jīlz
(person) (c. 7th cent. a.d.); semilegendary Athenian hermit in S Gaul: his day is Sept. 1
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(person, proper) A masculine name.
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A male given name.
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A patronymic surname​.
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Origin of giles

  • Medieval English form of Old French saints' name Giles, modern Gilles, an altered form of Latin Aegidius, from Ancient Greek Aigidios, derivative of aigidion "kid, young goat".

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