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What does Till mean?

Till /till/ as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Till is "people's ruler". Variant of Theodoric. The German legends about Till Eulenspiegel were the inspiration for a tone poem by Richard Strauss.

Associated with: ruler (king), legends (mythology)

Variations

Till has 3 variants: Thilo, Tillman and Tilmann.

Till has 3 more different relations via Theodoric: Dirk, Rick and Ted.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Tall, Tyll, ..

(female) Tillea, Tillfi, ..

How popular is Till?

Till is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#7368 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Rick (#1711 in recent rankings), Tillman, Ted and Dirk are the prominent varying forms of Till (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Till reached the height of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.26%) and are now significantly less popular, with versions such as Rick becoming somewhat dated. Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of Till and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dirk, Rick, Ted, Tillman in U.S.

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

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NAMES LIKE TILL

Till is alike in pronunciation to Tahl and Tal. Other suggested similar names are Axill, Bell, Bill, Byll, Chill, Coll, Dell, Gaill, Gall, Gill, Hall, Hill, Kell, Neill, Niall, Noll, Pall, Pell, Poll, Sill, Teilo, Tige, Tijs, Tilar, Tim, Timo, Tino, Tipu, Tirell, Tito, Traill, Tully, Ull, Vaill and Will. These names tend to be more frequently used than Till.


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