Jillian: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Jillian | Girls
Origin of the name Jillian:
A variant of Julian (downy-bearded, youth),
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- Comments and insights on the name Jillian: | Edit
- This has been on my "Favorites List" since 1982. It was a very unique name in 1982. I like the middle name Renee with it - Jillian Renee. So adorable!
- My name is Giuliana, but i love too much the name Jillian. Unfortunately here in Italy this name is not used...
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My name is Jillian. When I was a child I was called Jill, or Jillybean. Both were great, I always liked my name. I remember when I was 16, I wrote Jillian on my first job application because I thought it sounded more sophisticated, and I never went back to Jill. I love it. My middle name is Tyler. Also like that. Would be a good pen name. I reccomend spelling it with a J, Gillian..is a little confusing.
My 9 year old daughter's name is Jillian Rose. She is a beautiful, spunky, and intelligent little girl. We call her Jill, Jilly, Lia (occasionally), and when she was younger, Jillybean.
- Nicknames for Jillian: | Edit
Jill, Jilly, Jillybean, Jilliebug, Jillie, Jill-Jill, Jilly-Willy, Lan, Lian, Silly, Silly Jilly, Lia
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- Famous real-life people named Jillian: | Edit
Jillian Hall (World Wrestling Entertainment).
Jillian Harris, TV's "The Bachelorette".
Jillian Michaels, fitness expert.
Jillian Kesner-Graver (1950-2007), American actress and historian.
Jillian Reynolds (also known by former name Jillian Barberie), Canadian actress and television hostess.
- Jillian in song, story & screen: | Edit
Jillian Jiggs by Phoebe Gilman (multiple books with the same Jillian character).
Jillian Russell-Wilcox, a character in the T.V. show Family Guy (series 5 onwards).
Jillian, a single by Within Tempation.
Global Popularity of the Name Jillian
- #124 in Canada (Alberta)
- #174 in United States
- #258 in Canada (British Columbia)