Eleanor Downing Gill

Female7 May 1805–

Brief Life History of Eleanor Downing

Eleanor Downing Gill was born on 7 May 1805 as the daughter of John Gill.

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John Gill
1783–1826
Thomas Wallace " Wally" Gill
1803–
Eleanor Downing Gill
1805–
John Marshall Gill
1806–1876

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Name Meaning

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.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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