When Mary Jane Gill was born in 1862, in Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia, her father, George Robert Gill, was 31 and her mother, Anna Maria Dinsmore, was 25. She died in 1943, at the age of 81.
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.