US Popularity:7810
Meaning:bright promise, small goat, or joy
Gil is a Hebrew name that's built for a kid. Meaning "small goat," as well as "bright promise; joy," it's a catchy Hebrew boy's name that's sure to grow with baby. Gil also has Greek roots and is the Spanish form of the Greek name Giles. In addition, it can be an alternative spelling of Gilbert and a derivative of the Hebrew name Gilon. Gil is also a stylish choice if something about Gill seems a bit fishy.

Famous People Named Gil

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  • Gil Hodges
    Baseball Player

Gil Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Gil is currently #4110 on The Bump
Boy:Gil is currently #2297 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Gil is currently #7810 in U.S. births
Boy:Gil is currently #3644 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 956
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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