What does Gill mean?
Gill /gill/ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Gill). Gill's name origins are Old German and Latin, and Gill means "bright promise; youthful". Gill is a version of Gilberte (Old German): feminine of Gilbert. Gill is also a variant of Gillian (Latin): anglicization of Juliana.
Gill has 24 different relations via Gilberte, Gillian: Berta▼, Bertie▼, Berty, Ghilian, Ghiliane, Ghillian, Gigi, Gilberta, Gilbertha, Gilberthe, Gilbertina, Gilbertine, Gilian, Giliana, Gillan, Gillianna, Gillianne, Gillie, Gilly, Gillyanne, Jillian▲, Jillianne, Jillyan and Jyllian.Kreatif forms: Gillde, Gillgo, Gogill. [more]
How popular is Gill?
Gill is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent surname for all people (#430 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Gill and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Gill (unlisted) are Berta, Bertie, Gigi, Gillian and Jillian (#385 2 years ago). Usage of these relations of Gill was well-received in the year 2000 (average #688) and is somewhat lower today (#877, down 60.5%). Jillian has historically been preferred by parents, while Berta, Bertie and Gillian are now somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Gill is pronounced similarly to Gael, Gahl, Gail▼, Gaile, Gal, Gale▼, Gayll, Gul and Gull. Other suggested similar baby names are Gaila, Gaill, Gala, Galla, Geila, Gila, Gilah, Gilia, Giula, Hill and Jill▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gill.