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.


In English

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


-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-).