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Subject: Re: Gilmour
Author: Cleveland Kent Evans   (Authenticated as clevelandkentevans)
Date: February 24, 2009 at 1:05:30 PM
Reply to: Gilmour by dramaelf
Gilmour is an Irish and Socttish surname that is an Anglicized form of either Mac Gille Mhoire (Scotland) or Mac Giolla Mhuire (Ireland), both of which meant "son of the servant of Mary." The Mary referred to was the Virgin Mary.

This information is from Hanks & Hodges' A Dictionary of Surnames.

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