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Meaning and Name Origin

Jil \jil\ as a name for girls is a form of Jill: short form of Gillian. A unique birth name for girls.


Jil has 2 variants: Jyl and Jyll.

Jil has 14 more related variations via Jill: Jilana, Jilian, Jillan, Jillana, Jillane, Jillayne, Jilleen, Jillene, Jilli, Jillian, Jillianne, Jillie, Jilly and Jillyan.


Jil is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Jil is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Jil and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Jil (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Jill and Jillian (#385 last year). Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during the years 1980-1989 and is now significantly less, with the form Jill becoming less stylish. Jillian (#385) is the most fashionable baby name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jill, Jillian 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 and Jayil. Other recommended similar baby names are Jola, Joli, Joly, Juli, July and Lil. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jil.