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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage Scottish
Pronounced Pron. MAK-gil-is
Other Forms FormsM'A'Lios, MacLeish, MacCleish, MacLise, MacLish, MacGillies.

Meaning & History

The MacGillis surname is a very rare surname from Scotland. It means "Mac Giolla Iosa', and translates to "son of the servant of Jesus". The surname was first found in Perthshire in central Scotland.

320 people have this surname, and is most prevalent in the United States.
Added 11/20/2016 by jjjacobo121901
Edited 3/5/2020 by Mike C and jjjacobo121901