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Origins Available: English, Scottish


The ancient Anglo-Saxon surname Giliand came from the personal name Julian, which was both masculine and feminine in Old English. Consequently, both patronymic and metronymic surnames are derived from this name. The personal name Julian was originally derived from both the Latin masculine name Julianus and the Latin feminine name Juliana; these were both names of saints and enjoyed great popularity.

Giliand Early Origins



The surname Giliand was first found in Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Giliand Early History


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Giliand Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Giliand research. Another 236 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1574, 1591, 1743, and 1774 are included under the topic Early Giliand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Giliand Spelling Variations


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Giliand Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Giliand has been recorded under many different variations, including Julian, Jullian, Julyan, Juliane, Julion, Gillian and others.

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Giliand Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Giliand Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Giliand Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Giliand In Ireland


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Giliand In Ireland



Some of the Giliand family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 110 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Giliand or a variant listed above: William Julian, who sailed to Virginia as one of the first settlers to America in 1609; Sara Julian to Virginia in 1618; William Julian to Virginia in 1623.

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