Gilliard Family History
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Gilliard Name Meaning
English and northern Irish (county Down): probably a variant of Gillard. French and Swiss French: from a derivative of Gillier, from the Germanic personal name Giselher, composed of gisil ‘hostage’, ‘pledge’, ‘noble offspring’ (see Giesel) + heri ‘army’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gillard, Hilliard, Millard, Gilliand, Billard, Willard, Dilliard