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Jill

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1906 5 5 0
1910 6 6 0
1912 5 5 0
1913 5 5 0
1914 5 5 0
1915 5 5 0
1917 6 6 0
1918 6 6 0
1919 15 15 0
1920 14 14 0
1921 11 11 0
1922 15 15 0
1923 20 20 0
1924 17 17 0
1925 17 17 0
1926 34 34 0
1927 38 38 0
1928 36 36 0
1929 54 54 0
1930 58 58 0
1931 72 72 0
1932 84 84 0
1933 112 112 0
1934 149 149 0
1935 151 151 0
1936 180 180 0
1937 184 184 0
1938 265 265 0
1939 323 323 0
1940 389 389 0
1941 490 490 0
1942 663 663 0
1943 817 811 6
1944 1,044 1,037 7
1945 1,158 1,158 0
1946 1,625 1,625 0
1947 1,866 1,859 7
1948 1,892 1,887 5
1949 1,947 1,947 0
1950 2,197 2,197 0
1951 2,567 2,567 0
1952 3,057 3,052 5
1953 3,388 3,388 0
1954 3,974 3,966 8
1955 4,236 4,220 16
1956 4,586 4,576 10
1957 4,742 4,733 9 #100 girl name
1958 4,803 4,803 0 #98 girl name
1959 5,571 5,555 16 #86 girl name
1960 6,028 6,018 10 #76 girl name
1961 6,150 6,133 17 #74 girl name
1962 6,183 6,169 14 #72 girl name
1963 6,318 6,306 12 #68 girl name
1964 7,255 7,239 16 #61 girl name
1965 7,847 7,821 26 #51 girl name
1966 7,883 7,868 15 #49 girl name
1967 7,420 7,401 19 #50 girl name
1968 7,541 7,523 18 #46 girl name
1969 6,688 6,669 19 #51 girl name
1970 6,832 6,807 25 #52 girl name
1971 5,737 5,726 11 #59 girl name
1972 4,839 4,825 14 #62 girl name
1973 4,553 4,540 13 #62 girl name
1974 5,077 5,060 17 #58 girl name
1975 5,749 5,729 20 #46 girl name
1976 5,299 5,283 16 #52 girl name
1977 6,257 6,241 16 #41 girl name
1978 5,694 5,674 20 #46 girl name
1979 5,219 5,195 24 #52 girl name
1980 4,568 4,556 12 #66 girl name
1981 3,864 3,856 8 #78 girl name
1982 3,284 3,270 14 #89 girl name
1983 2,800 2,788 12 #98 girl name
1984 2,333 2,327 6
1985 2,045 2,038 7
1986 1,779 1,772 7
1987 1,415 1,410 5
1988 1,333 1,333 0
1989 1,057 1,057 0
1990 834 834 0
1991 721 721 0
1992 647 647 0
1993 546 546 0
1994 462 462 0
1995 408 408 0
1996 344 344 0
1997 314 314 0
1998 263 263 0
1999 213 213 0
2000 215 215 0
2001 186 186 0
2002 139 139 0
2003 153 153 0
2004 120 120 0
2005 113 113 0
2006 142 142 0
2007 93 93 0
2008 91 91 0
2009 82 82 0
2010 71 71 0
2011 55 55 0
2012 43 43 0
2013 46 46 0
2014 52 52 0
2015 36 36 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Jill baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 208,340 babies born with the name Jill in the United States. That's more than enough Jills to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1906 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jill" was in 1966 with a total of 7,868 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jills)

According to the 1963 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jill" ranks #64 in popularity as a baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, 603 babies in California have the same name as you in 1963. Across the entire United States a total of 6,318 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jill" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jill as well as things modernly associated with the name Jill such as celebrities named Jill.

Origin and Meaning of Jill

The name "Jill" is of English origin, and it means "Short form of Jillian". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Jill
A young woman; a sweetheart. See Gill.

Etymology: See Gill sweetheart

Jill Scott (I)

Jill Scott (I) is a singer-songwriter, model, poet, and actress specializing in R&B, soul, neo soul, and jazz music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Jill was born in 1972.

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Jill Goodacre

Jill Goodacre is a model, actress, and photographer. Jill was born in 1965 in Lubbock, Texas.

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Jill St. John

Jill St. John is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1949 to 2002. Jill was born in 1940 as Jill Arlyn Oppenheim in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Jill Hennessy

Jill Hennessy is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1988 to present. Jill was born in 1968 as Jillian Noel Hennessy in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Jill Clayburgh

Jill Clayburgh is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1968 to 2010. Jill was born in 1944 in New York City, New York, USA.

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Jill Whelan

Jill Whelan is an actress and radio talk show host with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1973 to present. Jill was born in 1966 in Oakland, California.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Jill

Jill Biden
Jill Duggar
Jill Kargman
Jill Zarin
Jill Ellis
Jill Scott
Jill Stein

Alternative Meanings

J is for jolly, the fun side!

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

L is for little, the little things you do.

L is for love, your love of life!

Your name in reverse order is "Llij". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Jlil". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Jill born Apr 24, 1958

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Canada approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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