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Where did the French Guill family come from? What is the French Guill family crest and coat of arms? When did the Guill family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Guill family history?The Guill 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Guille, Guill, Guil, de Guill, De Guille, Du Guill, Du Guille, De Guillo, Du Guillo and many more.
First found in Brittany, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were established early in the region of Dol, but have also long been in the Channel Islands.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guill research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the year 1055 is included under the topic Early Guill History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Guill Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Guill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Guill Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Guill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guill 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.
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