The Guillo 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 Guillo family
The surname Guillo 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 Guillo family
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Guillo 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 Guillo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Guillo family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Guillo (post 1700)
- Frank W. Guillo (d. 1923), American Republican politician, Member of Massachusetts State House of Representatives Fifth Bristol District, 1923 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html