First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Dil, Dillie, Dilly, Dillyn, Dilon, Dilyn, Dilynn, Dillon
Last name origins & meanings:
- German: metonymic occupational name for a sawyer, from Middle
High German dill(e) ‘(floor)board’.
- English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of dill, an
aromatic culinary and medicinal herb, Old English dile,
- English: nickname from Middle English dell,
dill, dull ‘dull’, ‘foolish’.
- English: from an Old
English personal name Dylli or Dylla.
- Possibly a reduced form of Scottish McDill.
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