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What does Hamill mean?

Hamill Pronunciation of Hamill [hamill] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hamill is "scarred". May refer to the facial feature of an ancestor. Actor Mark Hamill; newspaper editor Pete Hamill.

Associated with: old english.


Hamill has 3 variants: Hamel, Hamell and Hammill.

Related boy name: Hamilton.

Creative forms:
(male) Harmill, ..

(female) Hami, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hamill Blaze (H.B.), ..

How popular is Hamill?

Hamill is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#5718 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Hamill (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 is Hamilton (#1785 a year ago). Adoption of this form of Hamill was common a century ago and has become much reduced since. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Hamill is alike in pronunciation to Hamahl, Hamal and Hamil. Other recommended names are Axill, Bill, Camillo, Camilo, Danell, Gaell, Gaill, Hagly, Hai, Haig, Hailey, Haily (see Haley), Hale, Hali, Hall, Halle, Ham, Hamblin, Hamdi, Hameed, Hamid, Hamish, Hamlen, Hamlet, Hammar, Hammur (see Hammer), Hamnet, Hampus, Hamud, Hani, Haniel, Hanif, Hanly, Hanniel, Hansl, Hanyel, Harald, Hari, Harish, Harli, Harlo, Harpal, Harrel, Harrell, Harwell, Harwill (see Hartwell), Havel, Havier, Hawly, Hayle, Hazin, Hermilo, Hill, Hymie, Jamall, Jamell, Jamiel, Jamil, Jamile, Jamill, Jomall (see Jamal), Kamil, Lavell, Neill, Nevill, Samwell, Savill, Shakill, Till, Vaill, Will and Xaviell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hamill.