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What does Gillie mean?

Gillie Pronunciation of Gillie [gillie] as a name for girls is of Old German and Latin derivation, and the name Gillie means "bright promise; youthful". Gillie is a version of Gilberte (Old German): feminine of Gilbert. Gillie is also a form of Gillian (Latin): anglicization of Juliana.

Associated with: bright (light), promise (oath), youthful.


Gillie has 1 variant: Gilly.

7 more alternative forms via Gilberte, Gillian: Ghillian, Gigi, Gilian, Gill, Gillan, Gillianne and Jillian.

Creative forms:
(female) Gilie, Giolie, ..

(male) Gilleo, Gilli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gillie Malaya (G.M.), ..

How popular is Gillie?

Gillie is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#20871 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Gillie reached its peak rank of #1121 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gillie name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Jillian (#435 in 2015), Gillian (#1733) and Gigi are the prominent related forms of Gillie. Other variants, like Ghillian, are seldom used. These relations of Gillie reached the height of their popularity 15 years ago (adoption of 0.21%) and are now much less widespread (adoption 0.04%, 80% less).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gillie, Gigi, Gillian, Jillian in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gillie is pronounced similarly to Galia, Galla, Gallia, Gallya, Gilah, Gilia, Giliah and Giliya. Other recommended names are Ailie, Ailli, Aillie, Aillin, Allie, Baillie, Billi, Billie, Billye, Callie, Cellie, Dilli, Dollie, Ellie, Emillie, Fillis, Gaelle, Gaile, Gaill, Gale, Gayle, Gaylle, Gila, Gingie, Ginnie, Giula, Giulia, Giullia, Goldie, Haillie, Hallie, Hildie, Hille, Hillie, Hollie, Jilli, Jillie, Jullie, Kallie, Kellie, Lallie, Lilie, Lilli, Lillia, Lollie, Maillie, Mallie, Mellie, Mille, Millee, Milli, Milzie, Mollie, Nellie, Ollie, Pollie, Sallie, Silkie, Sillia, Silvie, Tallie, Tildie, Tilli, Tillie, Vallie, Wallie and Yollie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gillie.

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