Gillies

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Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Gille Iosa ‘servant of Jesus’.

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  • Gillies — is both a surname and a given name shared by several notable people:urname uses* John Gillies (1747 ndash;1836), Scottish historian and classical scholar * Thomas Gillies (1828 ndash;1889), New Zealand provincial and national politician * Duncan… …   Wikipedia

  • Gillies — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Clark Gillies (* 1954), kanadischer Eishockeyspieler Colton Gillies (* 1989), kanadischer Eishockeyspieler Daniel Gillies (* 1976), kanadischer Schauspieler Donald B. Gillies (1928–1975), kanadischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gillies — (spr. Gillis), 1) John, geb. 1747 in Brechin in der schottischen Grafschaft Angus; bereiste mit seinen Eleven, den jüngern Söhnen des Grafen Hopeidom, Europa u. lebte dann als Historiograph von Schottland in London; er st. 1836 u. schr.: History… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Gillies — (Ghillis), John, Schotte, geb. 1747, gest. 1836 als königl. Historiograph, schrieb eine große Geschichte des alten Griechenlands und seiner Colonien, u. eine Geschichte der Welt von Alexander d. Gr. bis Augustus, eine Parallele zwischen Philipp… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Gillies — Recorded as Gillie, Gillies, Gillis, and Gillison, this very interesting and ancient surname is Scottish. It derives from the pre 9th century Mac gill Iosa , which translates as The son of the servant of Jesus , and describes an early follower or …   Surnames reference

  • Gillies — Sir Harold D., British plastic surgeon, 1882–1960. See G. operation, Filatov G. flap …   Medical dictionary

  • Gillies — 1. Aus einer verkürzten Form von Ägidius (Egidi) entstandener Familienname. 2. Englischer Familienname, der auf gälisch Gille Iosa »Knecht Jesu« zurückgeht …   Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen

  • gillies — n. low cut shoe without a tongue with fringed laces up the instep; young personal servant to a Scottish Highlander leader; (Scottish) professional fishing and hunting guide …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gillies — /ˈgɪliz/ (say gileez) noun 1. Duncan, 1834–1903, Australian state politician, born in Scotland; premier of Victoria 1886–90. 2. Max, born 1941, Australian actor and director; noted for political impersonations. 3. William Neal, 1868–1928,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Gillies MacKinnon — (born 8 January 1948 in Glasgow) is a Scottish film director and writer. His film credits include Hideous Kinky , Small Faces and Regeneration . He lives in Stroud Green in North London. Uncle of Rangers FC football player Kris Boyd.Additional… …   Wikipedia

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