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What does Jilli mean?

Jilli Pronunciation of Jilli [jil-li] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the name Jilli means "youthful". Jilli is an alternate spelling of Jill (Latin): short variation of Gillian.

Associated with: youthful.


Jilli has 2 variants: Jillie and Jilly.

12 more alternative forms via Jill: Jil, Jilana, Jilian, Jillan, Jillana, Jillane, Jilleen, Jillene, Jillian, Jillyan, Jyl and Jyll.

Creative forms:
(female) Jali, Jildi, ..

(male) Jilji, Jilmi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jilli Litzy (J.L.), ..

How popular is Jilli?

Jilli is an unusual first name for females. Jilli is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jill and Jillian (#435 last year) are the prominent varying forms of Jilli (not ranked). These relations of Jilli were popular during the years 1970-1979 (average #250) and have become much less conventional since (#1217, 91%), with forms such as Jillian becoming less fashionable. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Jilli is pronounced similarly to Giula, Giulia, Giullia, Jalea, Jayla, Jeyla, Jiulia, Jiuliya, Jiyulia, Joela, Joella, Joely, Jolee, Joley, Joli, Jolie, Joolie, Julee, Juley, Juli, Julia, Julie, Jullia, Jullie and July. Other suggested similar names are Aili, Ailli, Alli, Billi, Calli, Celli, Cili, Delli, Dilli, Dolli, Elli, Halli, Holli, Jinni, Kalli, Kelli, Lili, Lilli, Melli, Milli, Molli, Nelli, Polli, Salli, Tilli, Ulli and Valli. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jilli.

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