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What does Gill mean?

Gill \gi-ll\ 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 derivative of Gilberte (Old German): feminine of Gilbert. Gill is also a variant of Gillian (Latin): anglicization of Juliana.


Variations

Gill has 24 different forms 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.


Popularity

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 in 2014). Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread in the year 2000 (usage of 0.3112%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.123%, down 60.5%), with the versions Berta, Bertie and Gillian becoming less trendy. Jillian (#385) is the most trendy name for newborns here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Berta, Bertie, Gigi, Gillian, Jillian in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gill and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Gill is pronounced similarly to Gael, Gahl, Gail, Gaile, Gal, Gale and Gayll. Other suggested similar baby names are Gaila, Gaill, Gala, Galla, Geila, Gila, Gilah, Gilia, Giula and Jill. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gill.

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