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Gilles Early Origins



The surname Gilles was first found in Languedoc, where this eminent family held a family seat since ancient times.

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Gilles Spelling Variations


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Gilles Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gilly, Gilli, Gilles, La Gilly, Les Gilles, Le Gilly, De Gilly, De Gilli, Le Gilli, Du Gilley, Du Gilli, Des Gilles, Jilly, Jilli, Jilles, De Jilly, De Jilli, Des Jilles, Gillis and many more.

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Gilles Early History


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Gilles Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gilles research. Another 661 words (47 lines of text) covering the years 1146, 1150, 1424, 1462, 1785, 1803, 1704, 1733, 1740, 1752, 1808, 1815, 1596, 1665, 1668 and 1705 are included under the topic Early Gilles History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gilles Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gilles Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gilles Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gilles Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Gilles, who arrived in Virginia in 1658
  • Edward Gilles Jr. settled in Barbados in 1680

Gilles Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Gilles, who arrived in Virginia in 1705
  • Melchior Gilles, who arrived in New York, NY in 1708
  • Markham Gilles, who landed in Virginia in 1776

Gilles Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Gilles settled in Philadelphia in 1812
  • Catherine Gilles, who arrived in New York, NY in 1836
  • Eliza Gilles, who arrived in New York, NY in 1836
  • William Gilles, who landed in New York, NY in 1836
  • George Gilles, aged 1, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gilles Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century

  • Michel Gilles, aged 25, landed in Montreal in 1653
  • Theodore Gilles, who arrived in Montreal in 1653
  • Michel Gilles, who landed in Montreal in 1664

Gilles Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Archibald Gilles U.E. who settled in Carleton [Saint John City], New Brunswick c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Gilles Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Osmond Gilles, aged 48, a colonial treasurer, arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Buffalo" in 1836 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm
  • Lewis Gilles arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Isabella" in 1837 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ISABELLA 1837. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837Isabella.gif
  • Mary Gilles arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Isabella" in 1837 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ISABELLA 1837. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837Isabella.gif
  • Osmond Horne Gilles arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Isabella" in 1837 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ISABELLA 1837. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837Isabella.gif
  • Alfred William Gilles arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Isabella" in 1837 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ISABELLA 1837. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837Isabella.gif
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gilles (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gilles (post 1700)



  • Todd Gilles (b. 1986), American ice dancer
  • Alexe Gilles (b. 1992), American figure skater, 2008 U.S. Junior Champion and 2008 Junior Grand Prix Final bronze medalist
  • Robert Gilles, American politician, Representative from New York 3rd District, 1882
  • Patrick Gilles, American politician, Supervisor of Bridgeport Township, Michigan, 2007-09
  • Jean Gilles (1904-1961), French General
  • Jean Gilles (1668-1705), French composer

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HMS BUFFALO 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Buffalo.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ISABELLA 1837. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1837Isabella.gif

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
  8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
  9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
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The Gilles Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gilles Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 15 July 2016 at 20:50.

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