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.
(female) Gial, Goll, ..
(male) Gilil, Gillin, ..
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 history of Gill and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Gill (unlisted) are Gigi, Gillian (#1686 in recent rankings) and Gillie. Adoption of these relations of Gill was well-received in the year 1999 (average #1434) and has become significantly less since, with the version Gillian becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Gill is pronounced similarly to Gael, Gaelle, Gahl, Gail▼, Gaile, Gal, Gale▼, Gayel, Gayle▼, Gayll, Gaylle, Gul and Gull. Other suggested similar names are Bell▼, Dell, Doll, Gaila, Gaill, Gala, Galla, Geila, Gia▲, Gig, Gila, Gilah, Gilda▼, Gilia, Gina▼, Gisa, Gita, Giula, Giza, Glila, Hill, Jill▼, Jyll, Moll, Nell▼, Poll and Teill. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gill.