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Gillespie Surname History

The History of the name can be found at a full explanation of the surname. The name is both Irish and Scottish

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Chuck Gillispie "Mac Giolla Easpaig Clann" Clan Gillespie are looking for all Gillespie, Gillispie, Glasby etc.. Come Join your Clan
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Gillespie Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

First found in Armagh Ireland and all of Ulster even today especially County Donegal, then Dalradia the part of Northern Ireland and Southwest Scotland including Argyle.

Gillespie Meaning & Etymology

The Gillespie name is Ancient from probably the 5th Century Ireland, Filid an ancient Druid and Asbuig a bishop FilidAabauig = Gillespie. In the 12th Century Giolla Easpaig in Ireland and Gille Easbaig in Scotland one generation later. The name is a patronymic meaning "Servant of the Bishop"

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Famous People named Gillespie

A. Arnold Gillespie (1899–1978), American cinema special effects artist Aaron Gillespie (born 1983), American rock singer & drummer Alastair Gillespie (born 1922), Canadian politician Alessa Gillespie, character from the Silent Hill series Archibald H. Gillespie (1810–1873), officer in the United States Marine Corps Bill Gillespie, Canadian journalist and author Billy Gillespie (1891–1981), Irish football (soccer) player Bobby Gillespie (born 1962), Scottish rock and roll musician Brock Gillespie (born 1983), professional basketball player Charles Gillispie (born 1960) Chief of Mac Giolla Easpaig (Clan Gillespie) Craig Gillespie (born 1967), Australian film director Dahlia Gillespie, character from the Silent Hill series Dan Gillespie, mathematical chemist Dan Gillespie Sells (born 1979), English singer Dana Gillespie (born 1949), British actress and singer Darlene Gillespie (born 1941), Mousekateer born in Canada David Gillespie, Australian rugby league footballer Dean M. Gillespie (1884–1949), American politician Dizzy Gillespie (1917–1993), American jazz musician Earl Gillespie (1922–2003), American sportscaster Ed Gillespie (born 1962), American lobbyist Gary Gillespie (born 1960), Scottish footballer George Gillespie (1613–1648), Scottish theologian George Lewis Gillespie, Jr. (1841–1913), US Army officer Gina Gillespie (born 1951), American actress Haven Gillespie (1888-1975), American Tin Pan Alley composer and lyricist Jacqueline Pascarl-Gillespie (born 1963), Australian author James Gillespie (c.1747-1805), American politician Jason Gillespie (born 1975), Australian cricketer John Gillespie (disambiguation) Keith Gillespie (born 1975), Northern Irish footballer Kevin Gillespie (disambiguation) Margaret V. Gillespie (born 1969), American politician Mark Gillespie (disambiguation) Mike Gillespie (disambiguation) Mitch Gillespie, American politician Nick Gillespie (born 1963), American editor & political writer Paul Gillespie (1920–1970), Major League Baseball catcher Robert Gillespie Ronald Gillespie (born 1924), Canadian chemist Ross Gillespie (born 1935), New Zealand hockey player Shaun Gillespie, Canadian politician & new wave musician Steven Gillespie (born 1985), English footballer Stuart Gillespie (born 1957), New Zealand cricketer Thomas Gillespie (disambiguation) William Gillespie (disambiguation) Gillaspie Conor Gillaspie (born 1987), American baseball player Kayne Gillaspie (born 1979), American fashion designer

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Most Common Gillespie First Names

According to our database of 29,806 people with the last name Gillespie that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • John 4.4%
  • James 4.1%
  • William 3.6%
  • Robert 2.7%
  • Mary 2.3%
  • Charles 1.6%
  • Thomas 1.6%
  • George 1.4%
  • Margaret 1.2%
  • Joseph 1.0%
  • Edward 0.9%
  • David 0.8%
  • Elizabeth 0.7%
  • Frank 0.7%
  • Helen 0.6%
  • Gillespie 0.6%
  • Richard 0.6%
  • Donald 0.5%
  • Henry 0.5%
  • Ruth 0.5%
  • Michael 0.5%
  • Alexander 0.5%
  • Dorothy 0.5%
  • Harold 0.5%
  • Catherine 0.5%
  • Paul 0.4%
  • Walter 0.4%
  • Patrick 0.4%
  • Arthur 0.4%
  • Annie 0.4%
  • Anna 0.4%
  • Francis 0.4%
  • Andrew 0.4%
  • Harry 0.4%
  • Sarah 0.4%
  • J 0.4%
  • Samuel 0.4%
  • Daniel 0.4%
  • Raymond 0.4%
  • Frances 0.3%
  • Alice 0.3%
  • Peter 0.3%
  • Martha 0.3%
  • Kenneth 0.3%
  • Roy 0.3%
  • Florence 0.3%
  • Clarence 0.3%
  • Ethel 0.3%
  • Jack 0.3%
  • Mildred 0.3%

Gillespie Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

Gillispie, Gilaspey, Glasby, Glaspell, Anaspie and many more. see the full list at [external link]

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