Jill

Jill

Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Jill


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gender = Female
meaning = "Girl"
"Sweetheart"
"Youthful"
region = canada and the united states.
origin = Latin
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Jill is a female given name, of Latin origin, meaning "sweetheart" or "youthful". Used as a short form of the female given name Gillian, now it is often used as an independent name. Jill may refer to:

In people:
* Jill Wagner, American actress
* Jill St. John, an American actress
* Jill Dando, a British television presenter, murdered in April 1999.
* Jill Johnson, a Swedish country and schlager singer.
* Jill Vidal, a pop singer from Hong Kong
* Jill Carroll, an American journalist held in Iraq

In fictional characters:
* Jill, a character in the nursey rhyme "Jack and Jill"
* Jill Johnson, a character from "When a Stranger Calls"
* Jill Valentine, a "Resident Evil" character
* Jill, the main character from the video game "Drill Dozer".
* Jill, the main character of Cake Mania
* Jill Marin, the rookie agent in The Sentinel (2006 film)
* Jill Pole, a main character in C.S. Lewis'

In other:
* Jill (cat), a cat on "Blue Peter".
* Nakajima B6N, Japanese torpedo bomber of World War II
* "Jill of the Jungle", a computer game
* A generic representative of the female sex, as in jillstrap (also shortened simply to "jill")
* "Jill", a novel by Philip Larkin
* A female ferret
* The Buffalo Jills, the Bills cheerleading squad
* Jill, one of a pair of windmills at Clayton, Sussex.


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  • Jill — Jill, n. [See {Gill} sweetheart.] A young woman; a sweetheart. See {Gill}. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jill — f English: short form (respelled) of GILLIAN (SEE Gillian), now often used as an independent name in its own right. It was already used as a prototypical female name in the phrase ‘Jack and Jill’ by the 15th century …   First names dictionary

  • jill — jill·et; jill; …   English syllables

  • Jill — fem. proper name, variant of Gill, familiar shortening of Jillian, Gillian, the common Middle English pronunciation of Juliana (see GILLIAN (Cf. Gillian)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Jill — [jil] n. [var. of GILL3] 1. a feminine name 2. [often j ] Chiefly Literary a girl or woman; esp., a sweetheart …   English World dictionary

  • Jill — noun /dʒɪl/ a) Generic use for any female (as Sheila in Australian English), especially paired (since the 15th c., compare Ienken and Iulyan) with the male Jack. Just Jill, Im afraid. Would you prefer if it was Gillian? Oh, I think so. Gillian… …   Wiktionary

  • Jill — see a good Jack makes a good Jill every Jack has his Jill …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • jill — /jil/, n. (sometimes cap.) Slang. 1. a girl or young woman. 2. a sweetheart. [generic use of JILL] * * * …   Universalium

  • JILL — J. Jill Group, Inc. (Business » NASDAQ Symbols) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • Jill — Jil, Jill englische Kurzform von → Jillian und Nebenform von → Gillian bzw. → Juliane (Bedeutung angelehnt an einen römischen Geschlechternamen). Namensträgerin: Jil Sander, deutsche Modedesignerin. englische Kurzform von → Gillian; auch ein… …   Deutsch namen

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