Edith Gill

29 April 1918–29 April 2005 (Age 87)
Normanton, York, England

The Life of Edith

When Edith Gill was born on 29 April 1918, her father, Ernest Morton Gill, was 42 and her mother, Rebecca Jane Randle, was 31. She died on 29 April 2005, at the age of 87.

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Ernest Morton Gill
1876–1962
Rebecca Jane Randle
1887–
Edith Gill
1918–2005

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Name Meaning

1 English: from a short form of the personal names Giles , Julian , or William . In theory the name would have a soft initial when derived from the first two of these, and a hard one when from William or from the other possibilities discussed in 2–4 below. However, there has been much confusion over the centuries.2 Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a ravine or deep glen, Middle English gil(l), Old Norse gil ‘ravine’.3 Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille (Scottish), Mac Giolla (Irish), patronymics from an occupational name for a servant or a short form of the various personal names formed by attaching this element to the name of a saint. See McGill . The Old Norse personal name Gilli is probably of this origin, and may lie behind some examples of the name in northern England.

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

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  • Edith Gill, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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