Jill Name Meaning & Origin

Jill

Pronunciation: JIL (key)

Origin of the name Jill:

Originally a short form of Jillian, which is a variant of Julian (downy-bearded, youth), Jill is now commonly bestowed as an independent given name.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Gillian, Jillian

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Nicknames for Jill

Jillie, Jilly, Jilly Beans, Jillsy, Jiller, Jillbo, Jill the Pill, Jillian, Jillinheimer, Jillfreed, Jillyboo, Jillber, Jillypooh, Jillster , Jills, Take a chill pill jill (thats more of a phrase)=lol, Jillary, Jillo, Jilliferous, Jeo, Jilldo, Jilly Willy, Jilliford, Jilly Bean, Jillypoo, Jillybobo, Jillsy, Jill pickle

Meanings and history of the name Jill

Jill was once so common in England that it was a generic word for woman, as in "Every Jack must have his Jill".

Famous real-life people named Jill

Jill Biden, American educator & wife of US Vice-President elect Joe Biden
Jill Wagner, American actress
Jill St. John, American actress
Jill Dando, British television presenter
Jill Eikenberry, actress
Jill Bennett, British actress
Jill Ireland, actress

Jill in song, story & screen

"Jill" by Harry Connick, Jr. on Blue Light, Red Light (about his wife, Jill Goodacre)
Jill from the nursery rhyme "Jack & Jill"
Jill Johnson, a character from When a Stranger Calls
Jill Valentine, a Resident Evil character
Jill, the main character from the video game Drill Dozer.
Jill, the main character of Cake Mania
Jill Marin, the rookie agent in The Sentinel (2006 film)
Jill Pole, a main character in C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair
Jill Taylor, wife on Home Improvement"
Jill Munroe, Farrah Fawcett's character on Charlie's Angels
"Da Doo Run Run" sung by Shaun Cassidy in 1977 -
"I met her on a Monday and my heart stood still
Da doo ron ron ron, da doo ron ron ron
Somebody told me that her name was Jill
Da doo ron ron ron, da doo ron ron ron
Yes, my heart stood still
Yes, her name was Jill"
DER KOMMISSAR (The Commissioner)80's song -
She says: “Baby, you know,
I miss my funky friends,”
She means Jack and Joe and Jill."
"So rap it to the beat!
We meet Jill and Joe"

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