Name Jill Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jill


Jill is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jill?

Jill is a short form of the names Jillian or Gillian, which derived from the name Juliane and originates in the Roman cognomen Julianus or Iulianus and Julius or Iulius, which may be of Greek origin. They are also related to the Roman god Jupiter. One of the most famous members of the family was Gaius Julius Caesar.

What does the name Jill mean?

Jill means “of the family of the Julii” and “dedicated to Jupiter” or “devoted to Jove” (from Latin “Iovilius”). Besides, Jill means “downy-bearded” or “corn sheaf” (from ancient Greek “íoulos/ἴουλος”).

Pronunciation of Jill

Variants of the name Jill


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Popularity of the name Jill

The name Jill is ranked #2069 overall.

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