Gillespie Name Meaning & Origin
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The Gaelic for Archibald, from Gille, a youth or servant, and speach, a word expressive of quickness and sharpness in battle; spuaic, Gaelic, to break the head, to knock. May be associated with Clan MACPHERSON.
It is said to be the Anglicized form of Scottish Gille Easbaig or Irish Giolla Easpuig both meaning "servant of the bishop"
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John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie
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