Gillett Family History
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Gillett Name Meaning
from a pet form of the personal names Giles, Julian, or William (see Gill 1). topographic name for someone living at the top of a glen or ravine, from northern Middle English gil(l) ‘glen’ + heved ‘head’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gillet, Tillett, Millett, Willett, Pellett, Gilbert, Guillet, Giller