Gilly: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Gilly

Gilly

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Origin of the name Gillian:

Arose in the 16th century as a variant of Julian, a derivative of the old Roman family name Julius, which is thought to be derived from Iulus (the first down on the chin, downy bearded). Gillian was bestowed upon males and females alike. Now, however, it is an exclusively female name.

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