Giles

Giles may refer to:

;People
* Giles (given name), male given name (Latin:" Aegidius)"
* Giles (surname), family name
* Saint Giles, 7th-8th century Christian hermit saint
* Giles of Assisi, Aegidius of Assisi, 13th century companion of St. Francis of Assisi
* Giles of Rome, 13th century archbishop
* Giles (cartoonist), Carl Giles, British cartoonist for the "Daily Express"

;Fictional characters
* Rupert Giles, a character in the American TV series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
* Cartoon Giles Family, a family featured in work by the cartoonist Giles

;Music
* Giles (band), a solo techno project by Tommy Giles Rogers Jr., and title of his 2004 album
* "Giles", a song by Unearth from ""

;Places
* Giles County, Tennessee, US
* Giles County, Virginia, US
* Electoral district of Giles, a state electoral district in South Australia

;Aircraft
* Giles G-200 and G-202, aerobatic planes designed by Richard Giles

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  • Giles — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Ashley Giles, englischer Cricketspieler Brian Giles, US amerikanischer Baseballspieler Cameron Giles (* 1976), US amerikanischer Rapper, siehe Cam’ron Carl Giles, britischer Cartoonist, hauptsächlich für… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Giles — Giles, Giles and Fripp Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Giles, Giles and Fripp fue un grupo de rock de la década de 1960 integrado por los músicos Robert Fripp (guitarra), Michael Giles (batería) y Peter Giles (bajo). Editaron un solo álbum, The… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Giles — (spr. Dscheil s), 1) Grafschaft im Staate Virginia (Nordamerika), 26 QM.; Flüsse: Kanawha od. New River, Walkers, Wolf u. Sinking Creeks; ziemlich gebirgig (Walker s u. Peter s Mountains), Boden felsig, nur in der Nähe der Flüsse fruchtbar;… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Giles — m English: much altered version of the Late Latin name Aegidius, from Greek Aegidios (a derivative of aigidion kid, young goat). The name was very popular in the Middle Ages, as the result of the fame of the 8th century St Giles. According to… …   First names dictionary

  • Giles — (spr. dschails), Ernst, Australienreisender, geb. 1847 in Bristol, gest. 10. Nov. 1897 zu Coolgardie in Westaustralien, wurde in London erzogen, ging dann nach Melbourne in Australien, war daselbst Beamter und unternahm nach mehreren kleinern… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Giles — (spr. dscheils), Ernst, Reisender, geb. 1847 zu Bristol, erforschte 1872 76 das westl. Australien, 1882 Südaustralien, gest. 10. Nov. 1897 zu Coolgardie; schrieb mehrere Reisewerke (1875, 1880 u. 1889) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Giles — masc. proper name, from O.Fr. Gilles, from L. Aegidius, from aegis (see AEGIS (Cf. aegis)). Often used as a typical name of a simple minded farmer …   Etymology dictionary

  • Giles — Giles1 [jīlz] n. [OFr Gilles < L Aegidius < aegis: see AEGIS] a masculine name Giles2 [jīlz] Saint ( c. 7th cent. A.D. ); semilegendary Athenian hermit in S Gaul: his day is Sept. 1 …   English World dictionary

  • Giles, H.A. — ▪ British scholar in full  Herbert Allen Giles   born , Dec. 8, 1845, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Eng. died Feb. 13, 1935, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire       English scholar of Chinese language and culture, who helped to popularize the Wade Giles (Wade… …   Universalium

  • Giles — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronymie Herbert Giles, diplomate et sinologue britannique. Rupert Giles, personnage fictif de la série télévisée Buffy contre les vampires. Toponymie… …   Wikipédia en Français

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