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Meaning and name origin

Gill \gi-ll\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Gill), is of Old German and Latin origin, and the meaning of Gill is "bright promise; youthful". Gill is a variant of Gilberte (Old German): feminine of Gilbert; French variant of a Norman name. Also a variant of Gillian (Latin): anglicization of Juliana.


Gill is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#424 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Gill and its source forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Gillian. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gillian in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gillian outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gill is also 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, Gillie, Gilly, Giula and Jill. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gill.