Gil-Galad in Quenya Elvish is Ereinion, which means
"Scion of Kings".
"Gil-Galad" refers to his helm, mail, and shield, which shimmered and glowed with the light of the stars.
: Gil-galad 1. In the mountains with his spear, Aeglos.. Artist: Darkmage. Site: Rolozo
Images: Gil-galad. Artist: The Bohemian Weasel-(T) aka Soni Alcorn-Hender. Site: Glittering Caves of Aglarond.