Meaning:bright promise, small goat, or joy
Gil is a Hebrew name that's built for a kid. Meaning "small goat," as well as "bright promise; joy," it's a catchy Hebrew boy's name that's sure to grow with baby. Gil also has Greek roots and is the Spanish form of the Greek name Giles. In addition, it can be an alternative spelling of Gilbert and a derivative of the Hebrew name Gilon. Gil is also a stylish choice if something about Gill seems a bit fishy.

Famous People Named Gil

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  • Gil Hodges
    Baseball Player
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