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Jill meaning and name origin

Jill \j(i)-ll\ as a girl's name is pronounced jeel. Short form of Gillian, from Juliana (Latin) "youthful". Now often used as an independent given name. It was already used in the phrase "Jack and Jill" in the 15th century. Actresses Jill St. John, Jill Eikenberry, Jill Ireland; English novelist Jilly Cooper; fashion designer Jil Sander.

Jill has 17 variant forms: Jil, Jilian, Jilana, Jillan, Jillana, Jillane, Jillayne, Jilleen, Jillene, Jilli, Jillian, Jillianne, Jillie, Jilly, Jillyan, Jyl and Jyll.

Baby names that sound like Jill are Gill, Ailli, Aila, Aili, Willa, Eila, Eily, Gila, Gilly, Jael, Joell, Jola, Joly, Joli, Juli, Jully, July and Willy.

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Popularity of Jill

Jill is a very popular first name for women (#159 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#71634 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Jill compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Jill only.


Popularity of name Jill
Popularity of Jill

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