Jill

Jill - A very unique female name



  Jul 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jill, meaning youthful, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1920 on position #1895. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jill and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jill? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jill. The baby girl name Jill was given to 5 baby girls in 2011, ranking #5286 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 283,906 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jill peaked in popularity 40 years ago in 1977 on position 41.



Famous with this name

Jill Hennessy
Jill Andresevic
Jill Gascoine


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Jill is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jill is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #3,673 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,673.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jill is where you live.


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Jill origin and meaning

Jill is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means youthful. To see famous people named Jill, pop culture references for the name Jill and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jill

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jill, sorted by popularity.

Julie / Julia / Jewel / Jayla / Jewell / Joelle / Jolie / Jaliyah / Jakayla / Juli /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20115286
20102499
20092461
20082819
20072244
20061421
20051781
20041891
20031482
20021433
20011154
2000983
1999953
1998831
1997709
1996641
1995571
1994525
1993458
1992397
1991356
1990332
1989254
1988197
1987197
1986159
1985142
1984120
198398
198289
198178
198066
197952
197846
197741
197652
197546
197458
197362
197262
197159
197052
196951
196846
196750
196649
196551
196461
196368
196272
196174
196076
195986
195898
1957100
1956101
1955102
1954107
1953114
1952118
1951130
1950141
1949152
1948151
1947157
1946167
1945177
1944194
1943237
1942275
1941295
1940325
1939369
1938425
1937501
1936498
1935566
1934556
1933597
1932751
1931804
19301056
1929984
19281355
19271598
19261911
19241976
19231941
19201895

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California3673

Even more about Jill


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jill a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jill?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1977
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jill
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 283,906
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1920
2011 births +5

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