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.
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.
Gill is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent surname for all people (#424 out of 88799, 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 and has become significantly less since, 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)
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.