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Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Possibly a form of the Arabic surname الجيلاني (al-Jilani), notably borne by the 12th-century Persian Sufi leader Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani (or Abdul Qadir Gilani), indicating he came from the town of Gilan near Baghdad.