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What does Jil mean?

Jil Pronunciation of Jil [jil] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Jil is "youthful". Jil is an alternate form of Jill (Latin): short transcription of Gillian.

Associated with: youthful.


Jil has 2 variants: Jyl and Jyll.

6 more relations via Jill: Jilana, Jilian, Jillan, Jilli, Jillie and Jilly.

Creative forms:
(female) Jel, Jile, ..

(male) Ji, Jili, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jil Della (J.D.), ..

How popular is Jil?

Jil is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#142819 out of 150436, Top 95%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent alternative form of Jil (unlisted) is Jill. Adoption of this relation of Jil was at its peak during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jill in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jil is pronounced similarly to Jael, Jayel, Jayil, Jewel and Joell. Other recommended names are Jin and Lil. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jil.

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