First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Estill mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Estill

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Estill means "Star (corruption of the French d'Estelle".
  2. A user from the United States says the name Estill means "Tamer of women".
  3. A submission from Kentucky, U.S. says the name Estill means "Gift of God".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Estill

Notable Persons With the Last Name Estill

Jo Estill

Jo was given the name Josephine Antoinette Vadala on April 25th, 1921 in Donora, Pennsylvania. Jo is also known as Vadala and Josephine Antoinette. She died on December 9th, 2010.

Michelle Estill

Michelle was born on November 1st, 1962.


Common last names for Estill

  • Hall
  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Caudill
  • Clark
  • Howard
  • Wilson
  • Morgan

Common first names for Estill

  • Mary
  • John
  • Robert
  • William
  • James
  • George
  • Charles
  • Helen
  • Elizabeth

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Estill U.S.
  White 83.83% 64.26%
  African American 8.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.75% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Estill

People with the last name Estill are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Estill

  • How Popular is the name Estill? Estill is the 9,413th most popular name of all time. As a last name Estill was the 20,364th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Estill have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,253 babies born with the first name Estill in the United States. That's more than enough people named Estill to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Estill? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Estill first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Estill is Sunday, December 8th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Estill born? The highest recorded use of the first name Estill was in 1919 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Estill Factoid: According to the 1946 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Estill is not a popular baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Kentucky have the same name in 1946.
  • Weird things about the name Estill: The name spelled backwards is Llitse. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Sltlie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Estill? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,305 people with the last name Estill.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Estill? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Estill as their last name since less than 1 person in 227k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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