Jillian

Jillian - A very unique female name



  Aug 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jillian, meaning youthful, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1961 on position #2428. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jillian and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jillian? 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 Jillian. The baby girl name Jillian was given to 1,071 baby girls in 2012, ranking #287 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,320 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jillian peaked in popularity 37 years ago in 1982 on position 96.



Famous with this name

Jillian Faye Hall
Jillian Murray
Jillian Share


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Jillian is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jillian is currently topping the baby name charts in Rhode Island at position #98 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #702.

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 Jillian is where you live.


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Jillian origin and meaning

Jillian is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means youthful. To see famous people named Jillian, pop culture references for the name Jillian and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jillian

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

Jacqueline / Jocelyn / Jacquelyn / Jaclyn / Juliana / Julianna / Jolene / Julianne / Joselyn / Jaqueline /

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
2012287
2011220
2010169
2009157
2008174
2007186
2006174
2005160
2004150
2003135
2002125
2001121
2000120
1999142
1998157
1997165
1996199
1995197
1994192
1993156
1992148
1991136
1990122
1989106
1988104
198799
1986107
1985115
1984106
1983115
198296
1981137
1980171
1979179
1978195
1977235
1976658
19751329
19741087
19731110
19721062
19711376
19701291
19691813
19681051
19671358
19662427
19651780
19642437
19632201
19622080
19612428

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Rhode Island98
Maine108
Missouri127
Connecticut139
New Hampshire179
West Virginia182
Kentucky182
Arkansas183
Ohio185
Louisiana187
Kansas196
Hawaii198
Massachusetts206
Pennsylvania221
Colorado228
Alabama235
Maryland241
Oklahoma252
New York273
Michigan275
New Jersey277
Indiana277
Illinois293
Nebraska295
Nevada300
Wisconsin301
Iowa311
Virginia315
Washington316
Florida326
Minnesota351
Texas360
North Carolina372
Tennessee407
Mississippi414
New Mexico417
Georgia422
South Carolina438
California497
Oregon550
Arizona666
Utah702

Even more about Jillian


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 Jillian 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 Jillian?

3 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
1982
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jillian
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,320
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1961
2012 births +1,071

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