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Girl Name: Jill

Name: Jill
Pronunciation: \j(i)-ll\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Gill, Ailli, Aila, Aili, Willa, Eila, Eily, Gila, Gilly, Jael, Joell, Jola, Joly, Joli, Juli, Jully, July, Willy
Variant forms: Jil, Jilian, Jilana, Jillan, Jillana, Jillane, Jillayne, Jilleen, Jillene, Jilli, Jillian, Jillianne, Jillie, Jilly, Jillyan, Jyl, Jyll
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 159
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 71634

Description

Jill \j(i)-ll\ as a girl's name is pronounced jeel. Short form of Gillian, from Juliana (Latin) "youthful". Now often used as an independent given name. It was already used in the phrase "Jack and Jill" in the 15th century. Actresses Jill St. John, Jill Eikenberry, Jill Ireland; English novelist Jilly Cooper; fashion designer Jil Sander.

Jill has 17 variant forms: Jil, Jilian, Jilana, Jillan, Jillana, Jillane, Jillayne, Jilleen, Jillene, Jilli, Jillian, Jillianne, Jillie, Jilly, Jillyan, Jyl and Jyll.

Baby names that sound like Jill are Gill, Ailli, Aila, Aili, Willa, Eila, Eily, Gila, Gilly, Jael, Joell, Jola, Joly, Joli, Juli, Jully, July and Willy.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Jill.

Popularity

Jill is a very popular first name for women (#159 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#71634 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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