Guill History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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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.
Early Origins of the Guill family
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.
Early History of the Guill family
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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.
Early Notables of the Guill family (pre 1700)
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Guill migration to the United States +
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 immigrated to the United States, in 1894
- Mrs. Nicolas Guill, aged 52, who settled in America, in 1894
- Suzana Guill, aged 12, who immigrated 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 immigrated 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
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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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