The Guil surname is a diminutive of Guillaume, a popular given name in the Middle Ages which is of the same origins as the English name William. The Guille variation is found mainly in Britanny, especially in the region of Rennes.
, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a
with lands and manor. The family were established early in the region of Dol, but have also long been in the Channel Islands.
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of this family name include: Guille, Guill, Guil, de Guill, De Guille, Du Guill, Du Guille, De Guillo, Du Guillo and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Issac Guille and his family, who arrived in Virginia in 1685; Alexandre Guille, who arrived at the port of Philadelphia in 1754; Suzanne Guillebault, who came to Montreal from La Rochelle in 1659.