German diminutive of Dietrich or Theodoric
"people's ruler"

Till Origin and Meaning

The name Till is boy's name of German origin.
The modern name Till is in the German Top 100. Used in contemporary terms on its own, it's traditionally a short form of names beginning with Diet such as Deitrich, which is itself a form of Theodoric. Because of its English word equivalent, it's a bit slight to ever make it as a standalone name in the English-speaking world.

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Famous People Named Till

  • Till Lindemannlead vocalist and frontman of the German industrial metal band Rammstein
  • Till Simonactor on "SKAM Austin"
  • Til Schweigergerman actor

Till in Pop Culture

  • The German legends about Till Eulenspiegel were the inspiration for a tone poem by Richard Strauss.