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


Jillian is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jillian?

Jillian is a variant of the name Gillian, which is a feminine form of the name Julian and is existing since the 17th century. The names derived from the Roman family names Julianus, Julius or Iulius, which may be of Greek origin. They are also related to the Roman god Jupiter. The most famous member of the family was Gaius Julius Caesar.

What does the name Jillian mean?

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

Pronunciation of Jillian

Variants of the name Jillian


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Popularity of the name Jillian

The name Jillian is ranked #6115 overall.

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