Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:8881
Meaning:bright promise, small goat, or joy
Gil as a boy's name is of Old French, Greek, and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Gil is "bright promise, small goat, or joy".

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  • Gil Hodges
    Baseball Player

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