Jill

Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This is an semi-popular name in the US. Ranking #3417 in 2013 and #3138 in 2014.

Famous People

Jill Scott (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jill Wagner (TV Actress), Jill St. John (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jill Flint (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jill Latiano (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jill Clayburgh (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jill Whelan (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jill Marie Jones (Movie Actress,TV Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: A variant of Gill, diminutive of Gillian, a medieval form of Juliana, ultimately from Latin.

Meaning(s):

-A jillstrap: the female counterpart to a jockstrap.

-A young woman; a sweetheart; like the variant spelling Gill it was also associated with various assertive uses of the term flirt, as in ''flirtgigg'' (used by William Shakespeare for a 'woman of light or loose behavior').

-Generic use for any female (as Sheila in Australian English), especially paired (since the 15th c., compare Ienken and Iulyan) with the male Jack.

-( female name -comes from the Latin language-).