What does Gill mean?
Gill [gill] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Gill) is pronounced gil. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Gill is "servant". Also a short form of Irish names that begin with Gil-.
Related boy name: Gilbert.Creative forms:
(male) Gell, Guill, ..
(female) Gial, Gilla, .. Middle name pairings:
Gill Brayden (G.B.), ..
How popular is Gill?
Gill is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#430 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Gill reached its peak position of #1239 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Gilbert (#983 from current records) is the only other prominent related form of Gill. Adoption of these forms of Gill was at its highest during 1930-1939 (adoption of 0.2%) and has become significantly lower since, with the form Gilbert becoming somewhat outmoded.
Gill is pronounced similarly to Gael, Gaell, Gaelle, Gail▼, Gaile, Gal, Gale▼, Gall, Gayle▼ and Gil. Other suggested similar names are Axill, Bell, Bill▼, Byll, Chill, Coll, Dell▼, Gaill, Gaille, Galil, Gallo, Galo, Galt, Gian, Gib, Gibb, Gide, Gidi, Gilad, Gilam, Gilby, Gildo, Giles▼, Gili, Gillan, Gillby, Gillen, Gilles, Gillis, Gillon, Gilon, Gino, Hall, Hill, Kell, Neill, Niall, Noll, Pall, Pell, Poll, Sill, Till, Ull, Vaill and Will▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gill.See names in meaning and etymology.