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What does Jil mean?

Jil \jil\ as a name for girls. Jil's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of the name Jil is "youthful". Jil is a form of Jill (Latin): short form of Gillian.


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 but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#142819 out of 150436, Top 95%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent alternative forms of Jil (#unlisted) are Jill and Jillian (#385 last year). Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.8825%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.3075%, down 65.2%), with the form Jill becoming less stylish. Jillian (#385) is the most fashionable baby name in this list. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Jil and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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.