First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Pil

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Alt. Meaning

P is for pride, strong and alive!

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

L is for luster, your shine.

Notable Persons Named Pil

Philip Ahn was an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1935. Philip was given the name Pil Lip Ahn on March 29th, 1905 in California, U.S. He left this life on February 28th, 1978.



Pil Trafa is a punk rock and hard rock singing and composer. He plays Part (music). He was most prominent from 1980 to present. Pil was born on February 1st, 1959. Pil is also known as Pil Trafa.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Pil

Cho Yong Pil is a korean rock, k-pop, trot (music), and new wave music musician, songwriter, and singing. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1968. Cho was born on March 21st, 1950 in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi.


Common last names for Pil

  • Kim
  • Lee

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pil U.S.
  White 29.17% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 59.17% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pil

People with the last name Pil are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Pil

  • How Popular is the name Pil? As a last name Pil was the 139,228th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Pil first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Pil is Thursday, November 15th, 1888.
  • How unique is the name Pil? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Pil. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Pil: Your name in reverse order is Lip. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lip. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pil? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 120 people with the last name Pil.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pil? Pil is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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