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Jill Meaning


What does Jill mean?

The name Jill is of Latin and English origin.

The meaning of Jill is "downy-bearded, soft haired, implying youthful".

Jill is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Jill.

The Given Name Jill

Jill is a diminutive of Jillian. See Jillian for further details.

Jill is good for parents who want a name that is sophisticated and enchanting.

This great little girl name has a natural allure.

Jill has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Jill Clayburgh, and Jill Hennessy.

Jill Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 4,074 in baby name popularity for girls with 36 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 3,149 in baby name popularity for girls with 52 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Jill Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Jill has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Jill to other names.

Jill Related Names

Jill is a diminutive of Jillian.

Jill has the diminutive (nickname) Jillie.

Famous Jills

  • Jill Clayburgh ~ Actress
  • Jill Hennessy ~ Actress

Jill Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Jill.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Jill are often hesitant and frivolous but most of all they are read more >>

Jill Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jill in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jill.

Just for fun, see the name Jill in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jill in Nautical Flags page.