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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.

Guill Early Origins



The surname Guill was 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.

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Guill Spelling Variations


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Guill Spelling Variations



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.

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Guill Early History


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Guill Early History



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 and printed products wherever possible.

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Guill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guill Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Guill 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:

Guill Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alphonse Guill, aged 29, who settled in America, in 1894
  • Henry Guill, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Mrs. Nicolas Guill, aged 52, who settled in America, in 1894
  • Suzana Guill, aged 12, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894

Guill Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Winifred Guill, aged 52, who landed in America from Queenstown, in 1903
  • John Guill, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Queenstown, in 1903
  • Isabella Guill, aged 42, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Eugenius Guill, aged 50, who landed in America from Bermuda, in 1906
  • John Guill, aged 25, who landed in America from Glasgow, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guill (post 1700)



  • Ben Hugh Guill (1909-1994), American Republican politician, member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas (1950-1951)
  • Julianna Guill (b. 1987), American actress, best known for her role as Bree in the film Friday the 13th (2009)
  • Ben Hugh Guill (1909-1994), American Republican politician, U.S. Representative from Texas 18th District, 1950-51; Defeated, 1950; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1952, 1956 (alternate)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    3. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. 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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    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.

    This page was last modified on 20 January 2016 at 10:39.

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