See also: giles

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EtymologyEdit

Medieval English form of Old French saints' name Giles, modern Gilles, an altered form of Latin Aegidius, from Ancient Greek Αἰγίδιος (Aigídios), derivative of αἰγίδιον (aigídion, kid, young goat).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒaɪlz/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪlz

Proper nounEdit

Giles

  1. A male given name from Ancient Greek.
  2. A surname originating as a patronymic.
  3. A ghost town in Wayne County, Utah, United States.
  4. An unincorporated community in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: A Concise Dictionary of First Names. Oxford University Press 2001.

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