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Gender: Female Meaning of Jillian: "youthful" Origin of Jillian: Phonetic spelling of Gillian Jillian's Popularity in 2017: #574

The name Jillian is a girl's name meaning "youthful". Jillian is ranked #574 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Reality TV Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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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Famous People Named Jillian

Jillian Michaels (born Jillian Leigh McKarus), American celebrity fitness trainer
Jillian Leigh Murray, American actress and model
Jillian Jensen, American singer
JIllian Dodd, American novelist
Jillian Ellis, American soccer coach
Jillian Lauren, American writer and performer
Jillian Rose Reed, American actress
Jillian Marie Barberie, Canadian actress and TV personality
Jillian Leigh Bell, American actress
(Jillian Rose) Banks, American singer-songwriter
Jillian Parry Fry, Miss Teen USA 2000
Jillian Faye Hall, American professional wrestler
Jillian Noel "Jill" Hennessy, Canadian actress; twin sister Jacqueline Hennessy
Jillian Harris, Canadian blogger, interior decorator, and TV personality
Jillian Grace, American model
Jillian York, American writer, activist, and journalist
Jillian Butler, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Jillian

Jillian "Jill" Greene, Rachel's sister on TV's "Friends"
Jillian Miller, character on TV's "Grey's Anatomy"
Jillian Belk, character on TV's "Workaholics"
Jillian "Jill" Hope Hodgson, character in "Channel Zero"
Jilllian, character in 2010 film "Jack and the Beanstalk"
Jillian Russell-Wilcox, character on TV's "Family Guy"
Jillian Beach, character in Daniel Handler's "Why We Broke Up"
Jillian "Jill," character in Richelle Mead's Vampire Academy and Bloodlines series
Jillian 'Jilly' Kitzinger, character on TV's Torchwood
Jillian Jiggs, classic children's book character
Jillian Holtzmann, character portrayed by Kate McKinnon in Ghostbusters (2016)
Jillian Hayes, character on CBS' Salvation


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.