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Gil is a Hebrew name meaning "joy"
Can also be used as a nickname for the Hebrew name "Gilead."
It is in an Anglo-Saxon context often a shorter version of Gilbert, the first part comes from gisil meaning “pledge”.
- Famous real-life people named Gil
Gil Doron Reichstadt Ofarim (born August 13, 1982 in Munich, Bavaria) is a German singer, songwriter and occasional actor, currently also known as the lead singer of the bands Zoo Army & Acht.
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Gil Grissom, CSI (original one set in Las Vegas, NV)
Gil the fish, in the movie Nemo
Gil Gunderson, a consistently unlucky, unsuccessful character on The Simpsons
Gil, son of Gaston, from Disney's Descendants 2