Gil


Gil

Gil, or GIL may refer to:

Places

* Gil Island, one of several islands by that name
* Gil, Azerbaijan, places named "Gil" in Azerbaijan

People

;Given name
* Gil, an abbreviated form of the name Gilbert.
** Gil (Hebrew: גיל — "Gil", "joy" or "age"), common Israeli name
* Gil Allouche, Israeli, entrepreneur and writer of "entrepreneurship toolkit"
* Gil Casio, Filipino Marist
* Gil Evans, jazz pianist
* Gil Semple, the magician
* Gil Elvgren, pin-up artist
* Gil Gerard, American, actor and star of "Buck Rogers"
* Gil Hayes, professional wrestler
* Gil Heron, Jamaican soccer player
* Gil Hodges (d. 1972), former manager of the New York Mets
* Gil Kane, comic book artist
* Gil Meche, American, pitcher for the Kansas City Royals
* Gil Melândia, Brazilian singer
* Gil Ofarim, German pop singer
* Gil Perkins, Australian film and television actor
* Gilberto Ribeiro Gonçalves, (nick-named Gil), Brazilian footballer
* Gil Santos, American radio commentator for the New England Patriots
* Gil Schwartz, New York based jazz guitarist
* Gil Scott-Heron, American spoken word performer and rap pioneer
* Gil Semedo, Capverdean singer
* Gil Stein (archaeologist)
* Gil Stein (sports administrator)
* Gil from the 1985 arcade game The Tower of Druaga

;Surname
* Ariadna Gil, a Spanish Actress
* Gilberto Gil, singer and songwriter, Minister of Culture of Brazil
* Gus Gil (born 1939), Venezuelan baseball player
* Jesús Gil, Spanish politician and businessman (1933-2004)
* José Augusto Seco Machado Gil, Portuguese Psychiatrist (1953-1996)
* Nikki Gil, Filipina actress

Fiction

* Gil Grissom, character on American TV series "CSI Las Vegas", played by actor William Petersen
* Gil Gunderson, a recurring character on "The Simpsons"
* Gil (Final Fantasy), the principal fictional currency in the Final Fantasy series
* In the fictional Star Trek universe, Gil is a Cardassian military rank.
* "Star" in the Quenya language (invented by J.R.R. Tolkien)
*Gil Chesterton, a supporting character on Frasier

Politics

*Gil, in the Israeli Knesset, is the Pensioners' Party.
*Grupo Independiente Liberal (GIL), a former Spanish political party

Other uses

* Computing:
** Generic Image Library, a generic programming library for image processing by Adobe Systems
** Global Interpreter Lock, in interpreter programs
* "Globalization, Internationalization, and Localization" (GiL) or (GIL), as used by The Localization Industry Standards Association
*Type of Music Al Jeel

ee also

* Gill (disambiguation)
* Gilbert
* Gilberto


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