jill

[jil]

Origin of jill

generic use of Jill

Jill

[jil]
noun
  1. a female given name, form of Juliana.
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jill

noun
  1. dialect a variant spelling of gill 4 (def. 2)
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Word Origin and History for jill

Jill

fem. proper name, variant of Gill, familiar shortening of Jillian, Gillian, the common Middle English pronunciation of Juliana (see Gillian).

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