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Origin and Meaning of Gyllenhaal

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Alt. Meaning

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

N is for nifty, how neat!

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

L is for loyalty, that you show.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal is an actor. He was most prominent from 1991 to present. Jake was given the name Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal by his parents Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal on December 19th, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


Maggie Gyllenhaal is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1992. Maggie was given the name Margalit Ruth Gyllenhaal by her parents Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal on November 16th, 1977 in New York City, New York, U.S.


Stephen Gyllenhaal is a film director and poet. He has been prominent since 1979. Stephen was given the name Stephen Roark Gyllenhaal on October 4th, 1949 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.


Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal is a screenwriter and director. Naomi was given the name Naomi Achs on March 4th, 1946 in New York City.


Kathleen Man Gyllenhaal is a filmmaker. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to 2000. Kathleen was given the name Kathleen Kwai Ching Man in Oahu, Hawaii, United States.


Lars was born on July 9th, 1968.


Fun Facts about the name Gyllenhaal

  • How unique is the name Gyllenhaal? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Gyllenhaal was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Gyllenhaal: Your name in reverse order is Laahnellyg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Haynlaglle. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Gyllenhaal born Aug 25, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Thailand approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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