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Correct spelling: Gillian

Definition of Gillian:

A girl; esp., a wanton; a gill.

Common misspellings for Gillian:

  • gillain (22%)
  • gilian (17%)
  • gillam (11%)
  • gillin (11%)
  • gillion (11%)
  • gillan (11%)
  • jillion (6%)
  • villian (6%)
  • guiliana (6%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.



Meaning: servant of Saint John

Origin: Irish

Gillian as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Gillian), is a variant of Gillean (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Gillian is "servant of Saint John".

Sounds Like: Killian, Gillion, Gillan, Gilian.




Meaning: youthful

Origin: Latin

Gillian as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Gillian), is pronounced GILL-ee-an, JILL-ee-an. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Gillian is "youthful". Anglicization of Juliana. A common name in the Middle Ages. Actress Gillian Anderson.

Related names: Jill.

Sounds Like: Jilliana, Giuliana, Jillan, Jilian, Jilliann, Jilliane.

Variants: Jyllian, Ghilian, Ghiliane, Ghillian, Gilian, Giliana, Gill, Gillan, Gillianna, Gillianne, Gillie, Gillyanne, Jillian, Jillianne, Jillyan.

Examples of usage for Gillian:

1) Her father was the count's forester, and when the countess had died some sixteen years before, leaving a month- old boy, good dame Gillian had taken the motherless baby, and nursed and reared him with her little girl, so faithfully and tenderly that the count never could forget the loyal service. - "Spinning-Wheel Stories", Louisa May Alcott.

2) May you lead him safely home again to rule over us," answered Dame Gillian, devoted still,- for her husband was reported dead with his master, yet she let her daughter go without a murmur, feeling that no sacrifice was too great. - "Spinning-Wheel Stories", Louisa May Alcott.

3) Gaston reached home safely, and Dame Gillian concealed him in the ruins of the Abbey, till anxiety for Yvonne drove him out to seek and rescue in his turn. - "Spinning-Wheel Stories", Louisa May Alcott.

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