Giller Family History
Giller Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a fishmonger from Middle English giller gilour gelour ‘gutter of fish’ a derivative of Middle English gil(e) ‘fish gill’ + the agent suffix -er or -our. English: possibly a variant of Guyler (see Guiler ). English: occasionally perhaps a variant of Gillard . German: variant of Gille German: habitational name for someone from Gill near Neuss in the Rhineland. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Hiller a variant of Hillel. The initial g is due to Russian influence since Russian has no h and alters it to g in borrowed words and names.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press