Gender: Female Meaning of Jillian: "youthful" Origin of Jillian: Phonetic spelling of Gillian Jillian's Popularity in 2018: #735

The name Jillian is a girl's name meaning "youthful". Jillian is ranked #735 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Reality TV Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

This spelling of Jillian is now much more popular than the original, maybe because the G version invites pronunciation problems.

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connor Says:


Why is this name only meant for girls?

Baby Name Addict Says:


I prefer Jillian (and Jill) to Gillian (and Gill).

Saffron_Rice Says:


Gillian is the usual UK spelling.