When William Gill was christened on 30 September 1764, in Garrigill, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Gill, was 39 and his mother, Mary Walton, was 36. He married Elizabeth Ridley on 12 May 1787, in Garrigill, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 3 January 1824, in Garrigill, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 59, and was buried in Alston, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom.
Some characteristic forenames: Indian Avtar, Amritpal, Darshan, Hardip, Nirmal, Sohan, Ajit, Balwinder, Charan, Jasvir, Kewal, Navdeep.
English and Scottish: in northern England and Scotland sometimes from Middle English Gille, Old Norse Gilli, which is of Irish (Gaelic) origin (see below), and pronounced with a hard g. As a personal name it is not found after c. 1200.
English and Scottish: topographic name from Middle English gille ‘deep glen, ravine’ (Old Norse (Norwegian) gil), pronounced with a hard g. The term is found mainly in northwestern England, where Norwegian Vikings settled.