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What does Terrill mean?

Terrill Pronunciation of Terrill [ter-rill] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Terrill) is of Old Norse derivation, and the name Terrill means "follower of Thor". Terrill is an alternate form of Terrell: possibly (Old French) "puller". Terrill is also a variant of Thorald (Old Norse).

Associated with: norse, follower (servant).


Terrill has 11 variants: Tarrall, Terell, Terrall, Terrel, Terrelle, Terryal, Terryl, Terryll, Tirrell, Tyrell and Tyrrell.

Creative forms:
(male) Tirill, Tyrill, ..

(female) Terla, Terlia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Terrill Damoni (T.D.), ..

How popular is Terrill?

Terrill is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#5727 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Terrill was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #833 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Terrill name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Terrill outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Terrill ranked in the Top 2000 are Terrell (#889 from current records), Tyrell (#1113), Terryl, Terell and Terrel. These forms of Terrill were at the apex of their popularity in 1992 (median #1079) and have become much less popular since (#1667, 75%), with versions like Terrell going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Terrill, Terell, Terrel, Terrell, Terryl, Tyrell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Terrill is pronounced similarly to Tirell, Toril and Tyrrel. Other suggested similar names are Darrill (see Darrel), Derrall, Derrell, Derril, Derrill, Farrill, Ferrell, Ferrill, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Gerrell, Gerrild (see Gerald), Jerrall, Jerrell, Jerriel, Jerrill, Jerroll, Merill, Merrell, Merril, Merrill, Morrill, Sherrill, Terri, Terrie, Terrin, Terris, Terrius, Torkill, Trail, Traill, Verill, Verrall, Verrell, Verrill and Verroll. These names tend to be more frequently used than Terrill.

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