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What does Jyl mean?

Jyl Pronunciation of Jyl [jyl] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the name Jyl means "youthful". Jyl is an alternate form of Jill (Latin): short variant of Gillian.

Associated with: youthful.


Jyl has 2 variants: Jil and Jyll.

2 more related forms via Jill: Jilli and Jilly.

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


Middle name pairings:
Jyl Nikki (J.N.), ..

How popular is Jyl?

Jyl is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Jyl is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent related form of Jyl (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 is Jill. Adoption of this relation of Jyl was common in the 1970s (usage of 0.4%), but now, Jill has fallen out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Jyl is alike in pronunciation to Jael, Jayel, Jayil, Jewel and Joell. Another recommended name is Jyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jyl.

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